Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos plans to fly to space in July
Jeff Bezos will board Blue Origin’s first manned space flight next month.
In an Instagram post earlier on Monday, Bezos stated that he and his brother and the winner of the ongoing auction will be on board during the launch of Blue Origin’s new Shepard spacecraft on July 20. On it.
July 20th is the anniversary Apollo 11 moon landing. This trip will be a short jump from Texas to space.
Bezos stated in early February, He will resign as CEO of Amazon Spend more time focusing on the aerospace company Blue Origin he founded, etc.
“Looking at the earth from space, it changes you and your relationship with this planet. This is the earth,” Bezos said in an Instagram post.
“I want to take this flight because it is something I want to do all my life. This is an adventure. It means a lot to me.”
The new Shepard’s open-seat auction will end on Saturday. The current winning bid is 2.8 million U.S. dollars, and there are nearly 6,000 participants from 143 countries.
The winning bid will be donated to Blue Origin’s Foundation “Future Club”, whose mission is to inspire future generations to pursue STEM careers and help create the future of space life.