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Jeff Bezos will soon take an 11-minute flight aboard a rocket his space exploration company built. Here's how his childhood obsession with space led to Blue Origin's unprecedented spaceflight

11 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement On July 20, Jeff Bezos will be among the first human passengers to fly aboard New Shepard , a spacecraft built by his space exploration company, Blue Origin.
While it's an unusual - and potentially risky - experiment, it's not a very surprising one: Bezos has been obsessed with space since childhood.
"You've been passionate about space your whole life, but this is not just a plaything for you," Mark Bezos said during an interview with his brother in 2017 .
"No. God, no," Bezos replied.
Bezos founded Blue Origin in 2000 with the goal of democratizing human...
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Jeff Bezos Will Go to Space on Blue Origin's First Crewed Flight

Jeff Bezos Will Go to Space on Blue Origin's First Crewed Flight

11 days ago   |   By Scientific American

The multibillionaire-along with his brother and at least one other passenger-could reach suborbital heights as soon as July 20
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