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When is Blue Origin rocket launch? Jeff Bezos space flight time, date and location

Offering a once in a lifetime opportunity to wealthy space tourists, Blue Origin successfully flew its first crewed mission last summer. The 10-minute rocket-powered ride to the edge of will take six passengers more than 60 miles above the Earth’s surface and allow them to experience sweeping views of the planet below.

When is the Blue Origin rocket launch?

The company’s New Shepard spacecraft is scheduled to lift off on Tuesday, March 29.

Blue Origin employee Gary Lai will be accompanied by five paying customers: Marty Allen, married couple Sharon Hagle and Marc Hagle, Jim Kitchen and George Nield.

Launch time for the mission is set for 9.30am local time (1.30pm GMT).

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However, one would-be passenger won an auction for a ticket to fly alongside Mr Bezos last year for a whopping $28 million (£21 million).

Tickets for flights from one of Blue Origin’s main rivals, Virgin Galactic, are currently selling for $450,000 (£344,000) each.

Comedian Pete Davidson was originally due to be among the six passengers in Blue Origin’s latest flight.

However, after a schedule change pushed the flight back by a week he abruptly withdrew his seat.


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