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Jeff Bezos's First Tweet Celebrates 'Historic' Rocket Landing (Video)

Bezos beats Musk.

Blue Origin
Jason Del Rey has been a business journalist for 15 years and has covered Amazon, Walmart, and the e-commerce industry for the last decade. He was a senior correspondent at Vox.

Well, he didn’t use Medium.

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos took to Twitter for the first time on Tuesday morning to celebrate a successful rocket landing by his other company, Blue Origin. Why is this important? If “reusable” rockets become the norm, it would cost a lot less to get people (or stuff) into space. Blue Origin plans to eventually propel people toward space.

Here’s the video:

Here’s the tweet:

The event also means Blue Origin has accomplished a rocket landing ahead of Elon Musk’s SpaceX, though Engadget explains why SpaceX’s efforts are “more daunting.”

Update: Leave it to Musk to Musk-plain the difference between what Blue Origin and SpaceX aim to accomplish:

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