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Blue Origin: 9 moments from Jeff Bezos’ historic space launch

A brief but notable trip.

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Blue Origin via YouTube

On Tuesday, billionaire Jeff Bezos and 3 crew members took flight on Blue Origin’s first crewed mission to space.

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It was another historic event for private space travel. Earlier this month, billionaire and Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson launched his first crewed flight onboard VSS Unity.