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  • October 10, 2022

Just a little over a year after he was blasted into the heavens aboard Blue Origin’s New Shepard, a major element of billionaire space tourist and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’s record-breaking $200 million donation to the Smithsonian Institution to revamp the National Air and Space Museum is starting to take shape. As design and renovation work continue at the aviation-themed museum—the boxy marble structure, abutting the National Mall in Washington, D.C. designed in 1976 by the late Gyo Obata—it was announced in April that a portion of Obata’s design would be razed to make way for a new educational building

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