Watch live: Amazon and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos launches Blue Shepard to the edge of space

The following video is brought to you courtesy of the Sky News YouTube Channel. Click the video below to watch it now.

Jeff Bezos says his dream of travelling into space was born when, as a five year old, he watched Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walk on the moon in 1969.

Fifty-two years to the day, the Amazon founder and richest man on the planet will blast off in his own rocket to make that dream come true.

Mr Bezos will be joined by his brother Mark and the two people who will become the youngest and oldest to travel to space.

They will also be the first humans to lift off aboard the New Shepard rocket built by Mr Bezos’s Blue Origin. There will be no crew on board as the launch is completely automated.

SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews

Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews and https://twitter.com/skynewsbreak

Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews

Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews

For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps:

Apple https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/sky-news/id316391924?mt=8

Android https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bskyb.skynews.android&hl=en_GB”

skynews

skynews

Leave a Reply

Recent Posts

Trump Supporters: Get Your 2020 'Keep America Great' Shirts Now!

Are you a proud supporter of President Donald Trump?

If so, you’ll want to grab your 2020 re-election shirt now and be the first on your block to show your support for Trump 2020!

These shirts are going fast so click here to check for availability in your area!

-> CHECK AVAILABILITY HERE


More Popular Stuff for Trump Supporters!

MUST SEE: Full Color Trump Presidential Coin (limited!)

Hilarious Pro Trump 'You are Fake News' Tee Shirt!

[Exclusive] Get Your HUGE Trump 2020 Yard or House Flag!

<