Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin launch Live Updates: Jeff Bezos and three fellow passengers made a successful journey into space and landed back in West Texas on July 20.
Bezos personally invited two of his fellow passengers — his brother Mark Bezos, female aviation pioneer Wally Funk. They were joined by Oliver Daemen, a last-minute fill-in for the winner of a $28 million charity auction who had a scheduling conflict.
New Shepard’s rocket-and-capsule was launched vertically into the suborbital space. The rocket returned to the launchpad, while the capsule fell back to earth with parachutes assisting it make the landing in the West Texas desert.