Billionaire Jeff Bezos' Journey to Space

Billionaires are making their way to space, paving the way for the future of commercial space exploration. Blue Origin's Jeff Bezos and crew successfully launched and landed on Tuesday, July 20. This crew, included Blue Origin founder and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Jeff's brother Mark Bezos, pioneering female pilot Mary Wallace “Wally” Funk, and college student Oliver Daemon. With this successful spaceflight, Funk (82) is now the oldest person to have flown in space and Daemon (18) the youngest. Follow Blue Origin's journey to the final frontier.

In partnership with The Washington Post, Discovery covered it live on SPACE LAUNCH LIVE: BLUE ORIGIN & JEFF BEZOS GO TO SPACE on Discovery and Science Channel at 8:00am ET. Tonight at 10P ET, Discovery will air a 1 hour special, JEFF BEZOS IN SPACE: BLUE ORIGIN TAKES FLIGHT, highlighting the morning’s event, along with interviews from after the launch, behind-the-scenes material, and background stories of Blue Origins and Jeff Bezos.

(Updated July 20, 2021)

July 19, 2021
By: Discovery
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