Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has announced he is heading to space with his brother next month on the first crewed flight launched by his rocket firm, Blue Origin.
They will join whoever wins the auction for a seat on the New Shephard spacecraft on July 20.
The world’s richest man says he has dreamed of going to space since he was five.
It is hoped the trip will usher in a new era of commercial space travel.
Blue Origin is facing stiff competition from Elon Musk’s SpaceX.
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