(MSNBC) — Amazon.com’s billionaire founder, Jeff Bezos, says he’s funded a successful effort to locate the mammoth rocket engines that sent the Apollo 11 mission on the first leg of its mission to the moon — and now he’s planning to bring them up from the Atlantic Ocean floor.

It’s shaping up as the latest high-rolling undersea adventure, alongside film director James Cameron’s dive to the deepest spot in the Pacific, British billionaire Richard Branson’s Virgin Oceanic expedition and the Deepsearch submersible project backed by Google’s Eric Schmidt.

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