Jeff Bezos never gets tired of protesting any act of SpaceX, and that’s clear to Elon Musk. The South African even joked about it via Twitter.
“Bezos retired to look for a full-time job, and filed lawsuits against SpaceX,” he wrote on Friday morning.
front, musk He said That “if lobbies and lawyers can put it into orbit, he (Bezos) will be on Pluto.” In an open letter after his manned test flight into Earth’s suborbital space, Bezos called for the restoration of competition for the Artemis program, which will take the first woman and the next man to the moon.
The latest legal actions taken by the chief of Blue Origin against Musk are:
- So NASA after the space agency chose SpaceX over Blue Origin to take astronauts to the moon.
- The FCC has urged, through Amazon, that Musk make clear its plans to continue launching satellites into space for Starlink, its internet service.
This was the latest situation that triggered Musk’s Twitter reaction.
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the demand Bezos v NASA has delayed SpaceX’s efforts to develop rockets. Blue Origin’s argument is that the US space agency “misjudged the proposal for a lunar landing.”
NASA awarded Musk a contract for the landing system for $2.9 billion. The budget proposed by Bezos was $5.9 billion.
Previously, Bezos filed a complaint with the US Government Accountability Office. For Bezos, NASA had to “cancel or change the terms of the program when it knew it wouldn’t have enough money to fund two different contracts.”
The latest complaint against SpaceX and Starlink, which was filed through Amazon Kuiper Systems, states, “You must inform the FCC exactly where the satellites will be placed in Earth orbit. Musk has already carried 1,740 satellites serving internet for 90,000 clients.
His goal is to launch 30,000 second-generation satellites to improve service, and he has ordered two different configurations, something that irritates Amazon Kuiper Systems.
“It is against body rules and public policy, and we urge the Commission to reject this amendment,” said Maria Dodson Schumann, a corporate advisor to Bezos. the edge.
In his appeal, Schumann stressed that “the Commission should apply its rules and reject the SpaceX modification and invite it to resubmit its modification after deciding on a unique configuration of its Gen2 system.”
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