Jeff Bezos' (failed) spaceship
Jeff Bezos' (failed) spaceship

The Space Race among tech entrepreneurs has been soaring lately, especially with the recent buzz around SpaceX. But for Amazon's founder and CEO, the next frontier may have to wait.

A spacecraft made by Jeff Bezos' aerospace venture, Blue Origin, failed during a test launch last year. But his cosmic love for space doesn't just lend itself to new outer-space ventures: Bezos, whose net worth is around $20 billion, announced recently that he had hired a team and found the engines that were used to launch the Apollo 11 in 1969.

By Erin Kim @CNNMoneyTech - Last updated June 22 2012: 5:16 AM ET
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