Bezos's Blue Origin Auction: Winner Bids $28 Million to Ride With Bezos

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Jeff Bezos’ space venture Blue Origin auctioned off one of six seats on its upcoming spaceflight on Saturday for $28 million.

Jeff Bezos, chief executive of the Seattle tech and online retail giant Amazon (AMZN), and founder of Blue Origin announced on June 7 that he will be flying on the first passenger flight with his brother, Mark.

The spacecraft New Shepard is named after the first American to go into space, Alan Shepard.

Watch the video above or read TheStreet's  Fionna Agomuoh details the auction and the 11-minute ride, here.

Editor's note: This video first published May 21, 2021. It was updated Monday, June 14, 2021.

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