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Watch Blue Origin send Jeff Bezos to space in first historic launch

Jeff Bezos is the world's most wealthy person, and now the first to hold that title while not on the Earth. Blue Origin launched him into spaceflight history on Tuesday, with Bezos riding his company's first crewed New Shepard rocket, alongside his brother and the oldest and youngest people to ever have flown in space. The launch marked Blue Origin's entrance into the market of private spaceflight, joining Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic and Elon Musk's SpaceX.
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Tue, Jul 20 202112:33 PM EDT