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I got as close as possible to the launch site where Jeff Bezos blasted into space - here's what it was like

12 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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This morning, Jeff Bezos went on an 11-minute flight into space aboard Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket .
Andy Luten was on the scene in the small West Texas town of Van Horn, as close as spectators could get to the launch site.
Cheers erupted from the crowd as the rocket took flight, and many young space enthusiasts had come to witness the event.
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Early in the morning, before dawn, I pulled into the small West Texas town of Van Horn where the townspeople were about to be awoken by a boom. Two booms, actually.
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Jeff Bezos and the Life-Changing Magic of Going to Space

13 days ago   |   By Vanity Fair

Blue Origin says you can't really get the life-changing magic of seeing the awesome insignificance of Earth without, well, going to space. What will its founder's newfound perspective lead to?
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$28M for a flight to space - or you could buy 5.4M hot dogs from Nathan's and these other luxuries

13 days ago   |   By NY Daily News

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos was aboard his Blue Origin company's first human space flight Tuesday.
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Jeff Bezos says sales of Blue Origin space tourist flights are 'approaching $100 million' already

13 days ago   |   By CNBC

Jeff Bezos' space company Blue Origin has sold nearly $100 million worth of tickets for future passenger flights.
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