The Blue Origin founder wants a NASA contract to help develop a spacecraft that will put humans back on the moon. So far, NASA has only selected SpaceX.
"Blue Origin is committed to building a future where millions of people live and work in space to benefit the Earth," Bezos wrote in a letter.
The world's richest man has frequently been criticized for Amazon workers' poor working conditions and paying small amounts of federal income tax.
It is obvious to the American people: frontline workers who put themselves in harm's way to keep our country running deserve a seat at the bargaining table.
Bezos fondly recalled tossing "some Skittles" at fellow passengers in zero gravity during his Blue Origin space flight on Tuesday.
"I would go up in a heartbeat. I think it's such exciting stuff," Buttigieg told the Economic Club of Washington, D.C., on Tuesday.
"It's hard to get excited about billionaires lighting their money on fire when the planet is headed toward extinction," tweeted writer Molly Knight.
"Yes, Amazon workers did pay for this - with lower wages, union busting, a frenzied and inhumane workplace, and delivery drivers not having health insurance during a pandemic," the congresswoman tweeted.
Funk made history when she traveled with Jeff Bezos on his rocket to space on Tuesday.
Bezos was joined by his brother, Mark, 82-year-old pilot Wally Funk and 18-year-old Oliver Daemon on the 10-minute flight.
"You can't imagine how thin the atmosphere is when you see it from space," he said.
The Amazon founder said the 82-year-old aviator was "still outperforming all of the men" in training.
The New Shepard soared past the Kármán Line, which is known as the altitude at which outer space begins, to an altitude of 66.52 miles.
82-year-old aerospace pioneer Wally Funk and 18-year-old student Oliver Daemen have become the oldest and youngest people to travel into space, respectively, after they flew alongside Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his brother.
The world's richest man is set to blast off into space on Tuesday on his rocket ship, New Shepard, for an 11-minute journey.
Super Heavy measures 230 feet in height and 30 feet in diameter, and will eventually be used to launch the Starship spacecraft into orbit.
The multi-billionaire Amazon founder says he has "dreamed of traveling to space" since Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong walked on the Moon in 1969.
The Amazon founder's rocket, the New Shepard, will launch on Tuesday, July 20, carrying the youngest and oldest astronauts to fly into space.
The Amazon founder and world's richest man is due to be launched into space on Tuesday on the first crewed Blue Origin mission.
The Amazon founder and three others will be blasted into space on Tuesday in the aerospace company's first crewed mission.
"I am super excited to go into space. I've been dreaming about this all my life," said Oliver Daemen, the son of a private equity firm CEO.
The Founder of Amazon will give 9 space-centered non-profit organizations will receive $1 million, according to his space company Blue Origin.
"Help me find this driver so I can thank him!" wrote the TikToker in the caption to her viral video.
"It's exciting what's happening," Branson said Monday. "Space is absolutely essential for the world."
The flight represents a major step towards commercial space tourism.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Apple CEO Tim Cook and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos are among the high-profile executives at the invite-only conference.
The Virgin Group founder is due to join a team of six on the company's first fully-crewed test flight.
Bezos stepped down as CEO of online retail giant Amazon on Monday after 27 years leading the business.
The female aviator has been aiming for the stars for 60 years, no matter how many times she got knocked back.
"I want to go on this flight because it's the thing I've wanted to do all my life," said the multibillionaire Amazon founder.