Amazon’s Jeff Bezos to go to space on Blue Origin flight

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Washington (AFP) – Amazon founder Jeff Bezos announced Monday he will fly into space next month on the first human flight launched by his Blue Origin rocket firm. “Ever since I was five years old, I’ve dreamed of traveling to space. On July 20th, I will take that journey with my brother,” Bezos said on his Instagram account. Blue Origin said Bezos and his brother Mark will travel on the first crewed flight of the company’s New Shepard capsule. The company is auctioning off the third spot, and that bidding is already at $2.8 million with nearly 6,000 participants from 143 countries. The trip wi…

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