Jeff Bezos is going to space Next Month on Blue Origin’s ‘New Shepard’

Jeff Bezos is going to space Next Month on Blue Origin's 'New Shepard'

Jeff Bezos is both CEO and Founder of the world’s largest Retailer, Amazon and Blue Origin. Blue Origin, the spaceflight organization Bezos established in 2000, In 2015 scientists in Blue Origin started testing its New Shepard vehicle. The framework is named after Alan Shepard, the subsequent individual, and first American, in space, and the flight is planned to stamp the 52nd commemoration of the Apollo 11 moon landing.

In a recent Instagram post Bezos said:

“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. The greatest adventure, with my best friend.”

On Monday morning, Blue Origin declared that both Jeff Bezos and his brother Mark Bezos will be joining the winner of the auction in the first space travel of New Shepard Rocket. The result of the auction will be concluded on 12th June 2021.

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Source : Blue Origin's official website

According to Blue Origin’s official website on 20th July, New Shepard will take off to space with its first astronaut crew. They are offering one seat on this first flight to the winner of the online auction. Currently, the highest bid is already touched $2,800,000. There is a total of almost 6000 bidders from around 143 Nations.

The New Shepard rocket-and-capsule combo is intended to independently fly six travelers in excess of 62 miles (100 km) above Earth into suborbital space, sufficiently high to encounter a couple of moments of weightlessness and see the curve of the planet before the compressed case gets back to earth under parachutes.

The flight, which will keep going for around 30 minutes, will fly the travelers to the edge of the room when they will at that point will unfasten and coast for three minutes before the case gets back to Earth.

The result of the auction will be coming on 12th June, after a few days. till then let us wait for the Auction winner and with whom Jeff Bezos and his brother will be traveling to space in a 30 Minutes ride to Zero Gravity and to the Earth’s Atmospheric edge.

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