first crewed suborbital flight will travel to an altitude of more than 340,000 feet
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(FOX NEWS) – Jeff Bezos announced Monday that he will travel to space next month on his company Blue Origin’s first passenger flight.
Bezos will be joined by his brother, Mark, and an auction winner on the flight scheduled for July 20. They will fill three of the six seats on New Shepard’s first crewed suborbital flight, traveling to an altitude of more than 340,000 feet.
“Ever since I was five years old, I’ve dreamed of traveling to space. On July 20th, I will take that journey with my brother. The greatest adventure, with my best friend,” Bezos wrote in an Instagram post.
Bezos’ note accompanied a short clip of him telling his bother the news.
“I wasn’t even expecting him to say that he was going to be on the first flight,” Mark Bezos said in the clip. “Then when he asked me to go along I was just awestruck.”
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