Jeff Bezos, World’s Richest Man, Travels To Space In His Own Rocket
Jeff Bezos, the richest particular person on the planet, blasted off for area Tuesday aboard a Blue Origin rocket on its first human flight, the corporate’s reside broadcast confirmed.
The rocket lifted off from a base within the west Texas desert at roughly 8:12 am native time (1312 GMT) after a quick maintain, and can finally hit speeds of two,300 mph (3,700) kph because it heads in direction of area.
The capsule will separate from its booster and cross the Karman line, the internationally acknowledged boundary between Earth and area at 62 miles (100 kilometers) of altitude.
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