Billionaire Jeff Bezos And Her Team Complete Space Travel
The billionaire Amazon founder left Earth on a short flight in the spacecraft of his rocket company Blue Origin and returned to Earth. Jeff Bezos was accompanied by his brother Mark Bezos, 82-year-old Wally Funk, and 18-year-old Oliver Daemen.
After the ambitious British billionaire Richard Branson in space tourism, Jeff Bezos also went to space.
57-year-old Bezos also made history with the rocket of his Blue Origin company.
His brother Mark Bezos, 82-year-old Wally Funk, and 18-year-old Oliver Daemen were also with him during Bezos’ dream come true experience.
The spacecraft, called New Shepard, left the rocket at an altitude of 76 kilometers and the capsule carrying four crew continued its journey to an altitude of 106 kilometers. Bezos and his entourage returned to Earth after experiencing the vacuum of space for 4 minutes.
This unique experience only lasted 10 minutes. “I’m excited,” Bezos said before the historic flight. People ask me if I’m nervous. I’m not nervous, but I’m curious. I wonder what we will learn”, he explained his feelings.
The spaceflight could be watched live on Blue Origin’s official YouTube page.
Branson flew 90 km above the earth in a 90-minute flight.
On flights that Virgin Galactic will carry tourists to the brink of space, $250,000 will paid per seat.
The cost of the trip with Bezos’ New Shepard not yet known.