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Jeff Bezos prepares for Blue Origin’s first flight into space

Jeff Bezos prepares for Blue Origin's first flight into space
Jeff Bezos prepares for Blue Origin’s first flight into space

Billionaire American businessman Jeff Bezos began, on Sunday, an intensive training course in preparation for the first flight of his company “Blue Origin” to space next Tuesday, with three people who will accompany him on this trip.

The launch from a site in western Texas is a critical test for the New Shepherd and Bezos’ plans to tap into the potentially lucrative space tourism market.

Accompanying Bezos on this 11-minute flight from the company’s site is the oldest person to ever fly into space, 82-year-old pilot Wally Funk, and the youngest physics student, 18-year-old Oliver Damon.

They will also be joined by Bezos’ brother Mark.

This mission will be the first flight of its kind in the world to be launched by a crew that does not include astronauts.

During a press conference on Sunday, Blue Origin “expressed confidence in the success of the New Shepard mission.

” Blue Origin’s training program includes safety briefings, space flight simulations, and instructions on how to fly around the vehicle’s cabin after the capsule is released from gravity

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Jeff Bezos prepares for Blue Origin’s first flight into space
Jeff Bezos prepares for Blue Origin’s first flight into space

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