Amazon chief Jeff Bezos will travel into space on Blue Origin’s first flight with passengers on July 20, he announced on Instagram. Bezos has invited his brother to join him on the flight. Bezos started Blue Origin and has poured money into the space exploration startup. In a video posted on Instagram, he said that flying in space is “the thing I have wanted to do all my life.” The flight...
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