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Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin successfully complete suborbital space flight

 Amazon's Jeff Bezos along with fellow billionaire Richard Branson successfully flew to the edge of the earth aboard a rocket and a capsule developed by Blue Origin at around 9:11 a.m. ET in the desert of west Texas.




The 57-year-old billionaire entrepreneur made history by being part of the first civilian unpiloted suborbital flight nine days after British entrepreneur Richard Branson flew to the edge of space designed by Virgin Galactic. Bezos was joined by his brother, Mark, Wally Funk, and a former test pilot woman who was one of the Mercury 13 women member.




The Blue Origin capsule has reached the edge of space called Karman line at 62 miles, while Virgin Galactic's vehicle reached an altitude of around 53 miles.




Blue Origin on its Twitter account congratulated Team Blue on "reaching this historic moment in spaceflight history."



"This first astronaut crew wrote themselves into the history books of space, opening the door through which many after will pass," it added.

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