Sumary of Bezos will fly to outer space in his Blue Origin New Shepard rocket on July 20:
- Bezos will fly to outer space in his Blue Origin New Shepard rocket on July 20 Wednesday, June 9th 2021 – 09:41 UTC Full article Ever since I was five years old, I’ve dreamed of travelling to space..
- On July 20, I will take that journey with my brother, probably the richest man on Earth Jeff Bezos, the founder and CEO of the multi-national technology Amazon will fly to space next month on the first space flight from his rocket company Blue Origin, the billionaire said..
- Bezos, who is due to step down as Amazon chief on July 5, will join the winner of an auction for a seat on the first space flight from Blue Origin..
- Bezos fellow billionaires Elon Musk and Richard Branson have been investing billions of dollars on their rocket startups..
- But Bezos will be the first of the three to actually travel into space on a rocket developed by his own company..
- The Blue Origin spacecraft, which is set to carry Bezos and others, has undergone 15 test flights, none of which had any passengers onboard..
- Blue Origin closed the first round of the auction last month and said it had received more than 5,200 bidders from 136 countries, without disclosing the highest bid from the round..
- The current highest bid stood at US$2.8 million in the ongoing second round of the auction, according to Blue Origin’s website….