Bezos’ comments on workers after spaceflight draws rebuke

  • Jeff Bezos, center, founder of Amazon and space tourism company Blue Origin, poses for photos with chef Jose Andres, left, and Van Jones, founder of Dream corps during a briefing following the launch of the New Shepard rocket from its spaceport near Van Horn, Texas, Tuesday. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

NEW YORK — The world’s richest man wanted to say thanks to the people who made his brief trip into space Tuesday possible.