$28 million for a ticket to space with billionaire Jeff Bezos

Thứ Ba, 15/6/2021| 10:53

A ticket to a spaceship with billionaire Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon Corporation, has been pegged at $28 million.

$28 million for a ticket to space with billionaire Jeff BezosBillionaire Jeff Bezos next to the New Stephand spacecraft

 

According to Reuters news agency: A ticket to a spaceship with billionaire Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon Corporation, was pegged at $28 million in a live auction over the weekend.

This ticket is so "hot" that within only 4 minutes of opening the live auction the offered prices have exceeded 20 million USD and someone has the highest bid in just 7 minutes. The winner's identity will be announced in the coming weeks. The holder of a $28 million ticket will join Mr. Bezos, his brother Mark Bezos and two others to experience the first flight aboard the New Shepard manned spacecraft (run by Blue Origin's space exploration company Blue Origin). Jeff) on July 20, on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Apollo 11 spacecraft landing on the Moon.

Here, Jeff Bezos' company will auction the last two seats in New Shepard's first flight into space. The auction proceeds will go to Blue Origin's Fund for the Future, an educational fund to encourage young people to develop science and technology. The 6-seater spacecraft can carry 6 passengers, especially each person will have a large window to see the whole "green pearl of the Earth".

 

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