Ground Report | Vikas Meshram: Jeff Bezos, one of the richest men in the world, has been a resounding success in the world because of his vision, planning, perseverance, better use of resources, and determination. Jeff Bezos, the founder of the American billionaire entrepreneur Amazon, flew into space with his company Blue Origin last Tuesday, including his brother, 82-year-old former pilot Wally Funk, and an 18-year-old student. After a period of ten minutes and ten seconds, they returned to Earth by parachute.
This event is understood to be the beginning of space tourism. Just a few days ago, however, British billionaire businessman Richard Branson was able to reach the far end of the Virgin Galactic rocket plane, which also included Sirisha Bandla, a daughter of Indian descent. But Bezos flew 16 kilometers higher than that voyage and returned safely to Earth.
A decade and a half ago, Bezos dreamed of space tourism and in 2004 set up an aerospace firm called Blue Origin, whose goal is to get people to buy tickets and travel to space. Today, that dream has come true.
In fact, while the United States was celebrating the 52nd anniversary of the Apollo spacecraft landing on the moon, Bezos chose the day to fly. Alan B., America’s first astronaut. Shepard Bezos named his ship New Shepherd after him. The spacecraft flew from Texas via rocket to Bezos’ personal launch site, Van Horn. To boost space tourism, the New Shepherd is designed with large windows so that tourists can see the Earth from space.
The life of Bezos, who has always been in the news, has never been so famous. His dreams were grand. He is the richest billionaire businessman in the world due to his professionalism and willingness to work hard. If Bezos, who once sold old books from a garage, is now playing trillions, it is because of his hard work and foresight. Bezos had an idea decades ago of how big an online business could be after the expansion of the Internet.
Bojos knew how to shop at home by pressing a button on the phone. You can see today that the imagination of Bezos is meaningful, the mall culture of the world is crumbling and the traditional shops are fighting for their existence. It is because of this online thinking that Amazon’s dominance in the world continues today.
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But the situation at the beginning of Bezos’ life was not so pleasant. He was born on January 12, 1964, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. His father, Ted Jorgensen, was only seventeen when he married his mother, Jackie. This relationship lasted only one year. After the divorce, her mother married Mike Bezos. Jeff grew up in Texas and Florida with his father Mike Bezos and his mother. From an early age, Jeff had a penchant for science and engineering.
He highlighted the idea of colonizing space in space in a discussion contest held during schooling. Then in 1986, he received a degree in electronics engineering. After that, he also worked in companies for a few days. But by the time he was thirty, he had quit his job and decided to take a risky path. His imagination and ambition always attracted him to science. Which later became important for Amazon to start this new business venture.
He then raised some money, enlisted the help of a family, and invested a million dollars in his e-commerce company. The company was started by actually selling old books in this garage. Later his company was surprisingly successful. Within a month after Amazon’s launch in 1995, the company began receiving orders from fifty states and forty-five countries in the United States.
In just five years, the number of customers has crossed one crore. At the age of 35, he became the richest man in the world. Today, he is known as the ‘King of Cyber Commerce’ in the world. Her marriage to novelist Mackenzie was in the news, her divorce from Mackenzie after a long cohabitation with her was also headlined by the world media, the media discussed it as the most expensive divorce in the world.
Bezos did great experiments in the world of cyber commerce. He never hesitates to take risks and invest. His policies are known for market aggression. His company dominates the global market with low prices, expensive gifts, and free delivery fee home delivery. He is credited with developing the device for Kindle e-readers. At the same time, he is accused of using all sorts of tricks to dominate the market, failing to pay taxes, and violating labor laws. Nevertheless, Amazon’s run in the market continues