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Jeff Bezos to travel to Space on Blue Origin's first passenger flight

Jeff Bezos to travel to Space on Blue Origin's first passenger flight
The Siliconreview
07 June, 2021

Jeff Bezos, America's business tycoon, media proprietor, investor, founder, and CEO of the multinational technology company Amazon in a recent announcement, has stated that he will travel to space next month on his company Blue Origin's first-ever passenger flight. His brother Mark and an auction winner will be joined on the flight scheduled for July 20th.

It is reported that they will fill three of the six seats on the first crewed suborbital flight, which will travel to an altitude of more than 340,000 feet. Jeff Bezos wrote in an Instagram post that he had been dreamed of traveling to space. On July 20th, he, along with his brother, will be traveling to space. He said it would be the most incredible adventure with his best friend.

Recently, Blue Origin kicked off a three-phase online auction that offered one seat on the first flight of its New Shepard spacecraft, named after the first American in space, Alan Shepard.  The sealed portion of the online auction began on May 5th, which allowed the bidders to submit any amount for getting a golden opportunity to ride into space. The second online bidding runs through June 10th. The bidding will conclude on June 12th.