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Blue Origin Announces That Jeff Bezos and His Brother Mark Will Join the Auction Winner on New Shepard’s First Human Flight on July 20th

Auction bidding is already at $2.8 million with nearly 6,000 participants from 143 countries.
Business Wire via ITWeb,
KENT, Wash., 07 Jun 2021
Read time 1min 00sec

Bidding is underway now at BlueOrigin.com and concludes with a live online auction on June 12. Anyone interested in bidding in the live auction must register by June 10. Registration details can be found at BlueOrigin.com.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210607005442/en/

The winning bidder will fly to space on New Shepard’s first human flight on July 20.

Here’s a link to Jeff Bezos’s Instagram post regarding the announcement today.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CP0MSOqnYEo/

The winning bid amount will be donated to Blue Origin’s foundation, Club for the Future, whose mission is to inspire future generations to pursue careers in STEM and to help invent the future of life in space.

—Gradatim Ferociter

The press kit for the announcement can be found here.

View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210607005442/en/

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