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Tourist Trips To Space This Summer - Blue Origin

First Trip On July 20, 2021 on Jeff Bezos' New Shepherd Rocket/Capsule Combo                                             Source:  Blue Origin Whole New World of Adventure in Space for Private Citizens Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon and of the space company Blue Origin, is targeting July 20,2021 for the world's first suborbital space sightseeing trip in Blue Origin's mission experienced New Shepherd combo rocket and space capsule.  Blue Origin is putting one passenger seat, on this first flight, up for auction for the next five weeks.  The proceeds will go to the space firm's charity foundation for distribution.  The July 20th event will be a landmark moment for private citizens' adventures in space travel.  The flight is expected to be crewed by astronauts and qualified aerospace experts. Stakes Represent Intergalactically High Competition Space tourism is a multi-billion component of the global commercialization of space.  Billionaires like Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk