Amazon Founder: Jeff Bezos, along with his brother is going to join First crew on space trip aboard the Blue Origin rocket.
Founder of the multi-national giant Amazon Inc, Jeff Bezos will be riding his own rocket into space very next month. He’ll be joining the first crew to fly in a Blue Origin capsule.
Bezos’ brother will too join him on the maiden space flight, the billionaire expressed his happiness.
Bezos’ Childhood dream
“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 in an Instagram post.
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Blue Origin Rocket
Blue Origin has shut down the first round of the auction last month.
- And, it has revealed that they received more than 5,200 bidders from 136 countries.
- However, they were not disclosing the highest bid from the round.
The current highest bid stood at $2.8 million. Following to the ongoing second round of auction, according to the –
Procedures will last up till June 10. And, the conclusion will take place in a final phase on June 12, with a live online auction.
The Conpany targets July 20 for its first suborbital sightseeing trip on its spacecraft.
It will be a landmark moment in a competition to usher in a new era of private commercial space travel.
Blue Origin had been planning to charge its passengers at least $200,000 for the ride.
However, on the basis of appraisal of rival plans from billionaire Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc and other considerations. Their plans might’ve changed!
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