Mystery Billionaire Pays $28 Million to Go Space with Jeff Bezos

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Mystery Billionaire Pays $28 Million to Go Space with Jeff Bezos

Post by jiraporn66 » Sun Jun 20, 2021 12:56 am


An anonymous millionaire It became the winner of a bid for Blue Origin's spacecraft seats next month for $28 million.

Jeff Bezos, founder SLOTXOof Blue Origin And Amazon (Amazon) announced last week that. He and his brother, Mark Bezos, will travel aboard the new spaceship New Shepard on July 20, and will be accompanied by two more passengers. One of them was the winner of the charity auction last Saturday.

Blue Origin Company tweeted on Saturday that The name of the auction winner and another lucky passenger will be announced in the coming weeks.

The auction on Saturday had more than 20 bidders, with the money raised. Blue Origin has announced that it will contribute to Blue Origin's own Club for the Future Foundation. to be used to inspire the new generation who are interested in science, technology, engineering and math or STEM

Jeff Bezos will step down as CEO of Amazon on July 5 and will go on a space trip with his brother, New Shepard will launch from Texas. The same day Apollo 11 was launched to the moon in the past.

In the past, Blue Origin's spaceship It has passed 15 flight tests, but never before with a passenger inside.

New Shepard with capsule It is designed for 6 passengers to travel up to 60 miles, or about 100 kilometers above the earth. into the outer atmosphere as a suborbital space travel to experience the weightlessness of just a few seconds. before returning to Earth by capsule It has six windows that are larger than the windows of a Boeing 747 and are the largest ever produced for a space mission. And the whole mission takes about 30 minutes.

The aerospace business is a fierce arena for the billionaires not only Bezos, but also SpaceX founder Elon Musk and Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson. He spent a lot of money on the business, but Jeff Bezos was the first billionaire to take a space trip on a rocket developed and built by the company.

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