Jun 7, 2021

Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos to Be on Blue Origin’s First Human Space Flight

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Jeff Bezos plans to travel to space next month as one of the first passengers carried by Blue Origin, the Inc. founder’s space company.

Mr. Bezos said in an Instagram post Monday that he will be one of the inaugural passengers on Blue Origin’s New Shepard spacecraft, during its first crewed flight scheduled for launch from West Texas on July 20. Mr. Bezos said that his brother, Mark Bezos, will also be on board.

“I want to go on this flight because it’s a thing I’ve wanted to do all my life,” Mr. Bezos said in a video posted to Instagram. “It’s an adventure. It’s a big deal for me.”

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