Earth’s wealthiest inhabitants going on recreational trips to space as
Yes, the former Amazon CEO will briefly visit outer space on Tuesday, July 20 via Blue Origin, a private spaceflight company he also owns. It will be the first passenger trip for the New Shepard craft, and if you want to watch the launch live, head over to
Of course, Bezos is only “going to space” in a purely technical sense. He and the other three passengers (his brother Mark, aviator
Put simply, this is a very expensive amusement park ride for a world where NASA doesn’t do a lot of manned spaceflight anymore. But if you’d rather think about it as a milestone in humanity’s gradual journey to the stars, you can go ahead and witness it live on Tuesday morning.
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