How Jeff Bezos is preparing for first space trip on Blue Origin's New Shepard
In over a week after Richard Branson travelled to the edge of space, fellow billionaire Jeff Bezos is preparing to go on a similar journey on his own rocket. He is getting ready to go into space in spaceship ‘New Shepard’ developed by his own firm Blue Origin.
Jeff Bezos will be accompanied by his brother Mark Bezos, 82-year-old astronaut Wally Funk, and Oliver Daemen, Blue Origin's first paid space flyer to the mission. The aircraft will take off from the West Texas high desert plains and will fly 100 kilometres above the earth.