Bezos founded Blue Origin in 2000. He said he planned to focus more on the company upon leaving his CEO role at Amazon.
Jeff Bezos is launching to space on July 20 on a Blue Origin Rocket
Jeff Bezos is leaving the planet. On July 20, Bezos will be flying into space in what will be his company, Blue Origin's, first human space flight. "Ever since I was five years old, I've dreamed of traveling to space," Jeff Bezos wrote in an Instagram post. "On July 20th, I will take that journey with my brother. The greatest adventure, with my best friend."