Amazon (AMZN) - Get Amazon.com, Inc. Report founder Jeff Bezos' childhood dream of flying to space is finally becoming a reality next month. The tech billionaire says that he will be flying to space with is brother Mark on July 20.
“Ever since I was five years old, I’ve dreamed of traveling to space," Bezos said, in his Instagram post on Monday. "On July 20th, I will take that journey with my brother. The greatest adventure, with my best friend.”
The Bezos brothers will also have another passenger taking ride with them. Bidding for the other seat will close with a live auction on June 12
The trip will be the first passenger flight of Bezos’ space venture, Blue Origin, which started in 2000.