Did you know Jeff Bezos is the richest man in the world?
The founder of the famous e-commerce company Amazon, Jeff Bezos, started an aerospace company in 2000. This company was named Blue Origin.
Let’s get to know more about Blue Origin and its first flight:
- On 20 July 2021, Blue Origin is launching its first flight to space that will carry passengers. including Jeff Bezos himself
- Jeff Bezos’s brother, Mark, will also be on the flight
- The rocket for the space mission is called New Shepard, and it will be a reusable spacecraft with six seats
- This flight aims to reach almost 100 km above the Earth in 11 minutes
Apart from this, Blur Origin is developing another rocket that will send satellites into space and beyond.