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Jeff Bezos Flies Into Space Onboard Blue Origin's First Crewed Mission

Blue Origin made history on Tuesday when its New Shepard rocket launched with human beings onboard for the first time. Among the passengers were Amazon's founder and Wally Funk, now the oldest astronaut ever to reach space. Jeff Bezos described the experience of crossing the edge of space defined by the Kármán line as his "best day ever" and says this achievement is just a "tiny little step" in his rocket company's efforts in space travel.

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    Blue Origin successfully sends Jeff Bezos and three others to space and back

    Blue Origin successfully sends Jeff Bezos and three others to space and back

    The billionaire’s capsule landed safely in the Texas desert Jeff Bezos launched to the edge of space Tuesday morning with three fellow passengers and landed safely in a Texas desert aboard his space company’s crew capsule. The NS-16 mission marked Blue Origin’s first to carry humans and kicked off …

    Eagle-eyed viewers might have noticed a small white rectangle on the window of the Blue Origin spacecraft. See the postcard 82-year-old astronaut Wally Funk took to space.

    Eagle-eyed viewers might have noticed a small white rectangle on the window of the Blue Origin spacecraft. See the postcard 82-year-old astronaut Wally Funk took to space.

    During Blue Origin's space launch on Tuesday, viewers may have noticed a small white rectangle on one of the New Shepard's windows. The small paper is actually a postcard that belongs to 82-year-old astronaut Wally Funk. During an interview before the flight, Funk told Blue Origin's director of …

    Inspiring: Jeff Bezos Has ‘Best Day Ever’ in Space

    Inspiring: Jeff Bezos Has ‘Best Day Ever’ in Space

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    "I am unbelievably good," world's richest man says upon returning to Earth. The world’s richest man had a very good time in space Tuesday morning, while the rest of us perhaps worried about raging wildfires, the Delta COVID variant, extreme inequality, or just like, going to work or paying our bills. …

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    Replay - New Shepard First Human Flight

    We are building a road to space for the benefit of Earth, humanity’s blue origin. Our team is focused on radically reducing the cost of access to space and harnessing its vast resources while mobilizing future generations to realize this mission. Blue Origin builds reusable rocket engines, launch vehicles, in-space systems, and lunar landers. Discover more at BlueOrigin.com.

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