3, 2, 1: Take off!

3, 2, 1: Take off Bezos!

Jeff Bezos prepares to travel to space on Blue Origin's first manned flight. What will the experience of the richest man in the world be like? Keep reading for more information!

Jeff Bezos prepares to travel to space on Blue Origin's first manned flight. What will the experience of the richest man in the world be like? Keep reading for more information!

Next Tuesday, July 20, the first manned flight of New Shepard, the rocket manufactured by the space company Blue Origin, owned by Jeff Bezos, will take off into space. The date is not accidental: it will be the 51st anniversary of the landing of the Apollo 11 mission on the moon.

Next Tuesday, July 20, the first manned flight of New Shepard will take off into space.

The crew will be made up of the founder of Amazon himself, his brother Mark and Wally Funk, 82, who was part of "Mercury 13", a program to take the first female astronaut into space.

A fourth crew member will also be added, a passenger who paid $28 million for his place through an auction held on June 12.

The broadcast will begin at 7:30 am ET and there will be a press conference after the mission.

The broadcast will begin at 7:30 am ET and there will be a press conference after the mission.

"Bezos is a risk taker," explains John Logsdon, founder of the George Washington University Institute for Space Policy and a former member of the NASA Advisory Council. "You understand that there are risks involved, and you probably have good control over how risky it is," he suggests.

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