Wealthy space entrepreneur who has pushed for exploration of aliens and the afterlife donates $10 million to DeSantis

Posted on AllSides July 19th, 2022
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks at Miami's Freedom Tower, May 9, 2022.

(CNN)A wealthy space entrepreneur who has spent his fortune exploring the cosmos and once said aliens are already on Earth "right under people's noses" is now the largest donor to the political operation of Florida Gov. Ron Desantis this election cycle. 

Robert Bigelow, a hotel magnate often quoted for his eccentric beliefs about the galaxy and afterlife, contributed $10 million to a political committee DeSantis controls on July 7, according to records maintained by the committee on its website. It's the largest single contribution by an individual on record in Florida, where...

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