Bezos in Space: Blue Origin launches New Shepard July 20

Another magnate will soar into space this month. Jeff Bezos, best known as the founder of Amazon, will launch July 20 on board a crewed New Shepard, built by his company, Blue Origin. The passengers will include Oliver Daemen (18) and former “Mercury Thirteen” candidate Wally Funk (82), who will become, respectively, the youngest and oldest people in space to date.

Details below.

Liftoff is set for 9 am EDT, though broadcast will begin a couple of hours earlier.

Watch the launch here OR here.

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