Bezos Wants To Put A Trillion Humans In Space
The billionaire tech mogul revealed the lofty goal during a speech about Blue Origin, his groundbreaking space transport company.
According to Bezos, who has a net worth of £103billion, increasing the population dramatically across space could give us countless creative geniuses.
“The solar system can support a trillion humans, and then we’d have 1,000 Mozarts, and 1,000 Einsteins. Think how incredible and dynamic that civilization will be,” Bezos boasted during a speech at New York’s Yale Club, which was transcribed by Business Insider.
But Bezos warned that “we don’t have forever”, and that Blue Origin is working on building a “low-cost, highly operable, reusable launch vehicle” to help fulfil his space-faring dreams.
“I really want that dynamic life and civilization for our grandchildren’s grandchildren. But we’ve got to get started.”
Bezos famously started Amazon in his garage 24 years ago, driving packages to the post office himself.
Since then, the firm has ballooned into one of the world’s most valuable companies – and even broke the $1trillion valuation milestone last year.