Blue Origin sells seat aboard its first human flight for $28 million

Someone was very eager to join Jeff and Mark Bezos aboard Blue Origin’s first tourist flight on July 20th, it seems. The private spaceflight firm has sold a seat aboard New Shepherd’s first human spaceflight for a whopping $28 million through an auction. Blue Origin isn’t naming the winner until sometime in the weeks ahead, but noted that almost 7,600 people worldwide registered for the bidding process.

All of the donation amount will go to Blue Origin’s STEM-supporting Club for the Future fund.

There was little doubt the seat would fetch a high price given both the chance to fly into space on a reasonably firm date with one

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