Jeff Bezos Successfully Launches On Blue Origin’s First Crewed Spaceflight
The world’s richest man’s 10-minute flight took him and three others over 100km above the Earth’s surface in a crucial milestone for the 21-year old space company.
Jeff Bezos has made it to space. Bezos alongside his brother and two other history-making companions — 82-year-old Wally Funk and 18-year-old Oliver Daemen — took to the skies Tuesday morning, blasting off in the New Shepard rocket at 8:12 a.m. local time from Launch Site One in Van Horn, Texas. The mission was the first space flight with humans on board for Blue Origin, the aerospace manufacturing and spaceflight company the billionaire founded in 2000. Tap the bio link for the full story. |