Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is traveling to space with his brother and some people other people on July 20. He will fly in his space company, Blue Origin’s space rocket. Besides Bezos and his brother, an ultra-rich person has won the third berth in the bid for $28 million. However, several people have signed a petition to stop them from returning to Earth.
Thousands of People Sign Petition to Stop Jeff Bezos from Returning Back to Earth
More than 97,000 people have signed the petition to stop Jeff Bezos from returning to Earth. Bezos is flying to space with his brother and another ultra-rich man on July 20. He will fly to space next month in his company Blue Origin’s space rocket. A user called Rig G. started a petition titled, “Do not allow Bezos to return to Earth” on change.org. Change.org is a very popular petition website in the US. People create several petitions through the website who want a change in society. The petition was started two weeks ago. And so far, more than 97,000 people have signed the petition. Moreover, it has become one of the most signed petitions on the change.org website. The petition stops billionaire Jeff Bezos to return to Earth after his space voyage.
Why are these People Signing the Petition?
It is still not clear, why the people are signing the petition. They have their own reasons to not allow Jeff Bezos back on Earth. Several users expressed their views and opinions after signing the petition. A user said that coming back to Earth is a privilege, and Bezos will have to earn it. Moreover, another user said he should stay in space and not return back until he paid his taxes. The petition’s opening statement claims that billionaires shouldn’t exist.
Jeff Bezos to Live his Childhood Dream through this Trip
Earlier this month, Jeff Bezos announced his space voyage via Instagram to the whole world. He is traveling in Blue Origin’s New Shepard space rocket. It is named after Alan Shepard, the first American to fly to space. Besides Bezos, his brother and another super-rich, lucky guy is traveling to space. He won the bid for $28 million. Bezos said that since he was a child, it was his dream to fly to space. And now he has got the chance to live his dreams. It is an adventure for him and a very big deal. Further, he said that seeing Earth from space changes your life forever.