Space tourism: Jeff Bezos prepares to take off in his rocket, nine days after Richard Branson



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Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon and space travel company Blue Origin, will take to space for the first time on Tuesday, July 20. Ultimately, he even dreams of colonizing space.

The preparation of Jeff Bezos’ crew only lasted a few days. A very short training compared to that of astronauts. Tuesday July 20 at 3 p.m., Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, will fly into space accompanied by his brother Marc, the dean of aviation Wally Funk and the young Olivier Daemen. “JI know this flight will change me, I can’t wait to know how“said the creator of Amazon.

The billionaire will fly aboard his rocket, New Shippard, from Texas (United States). Passengers will have the right to a few minutes of weightlessness before returning to Earth. The whole operation will be automated. At 82, Wally Funk will become the astronaut the oldest in history. “JI will finally feel what it feels like to be in spaceOliver Daemen, 18, was able to get his ticket thanks to his millionaire father. space tourism, Jeff Bezos dreams of installing polluting industries in space.

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