Washington — Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos has unveiled a mock-up of a lunar lander being built by his Blue Origin rocket company, and has touted his moon goals in a strategy aimed at capitalising on the Trump administration's renewed push to establish a lunar outpost in just five years. The world's richest man and Amazon's CEO waved an arm and a black drape behind him dropped to reveal the two-story-tall mock-up of the unpiloted lander dubbed Blue Moon, during an hour-long presentation at Washington's convention centre on Thursday. The lander will be able to deliver payloads to the lunar surface, deploy up to four smaller rovers and shoot out satellites to orbit the moon, Bezos told the audience, which included Nasa officials and potential Blue Moon customers. His media event followed vice-president Mike Pence's March 26 announcement that Nasa plans to build a space platform in lunar orbit and put US astronauts on the moon's south pole by 2024 "by any means necessary", four y...

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