Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin Area Tourism Flights: When Are Tickets Accessible? – CNET

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Blue Origin, the rocket startup from Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, will reveal details on how and when to buy tickets for the ride New Shepard missile into space next Tuesday, May 5th. The space tourism rocket completed a series of test flights and landings that were recently completed a test with people inside during take-off preparation and a dummy inside during the flight.

New Shepard is said to carry up to six passengers 66 miles above the surface of the earth – beyond the “Kármán Line” which was typically used as a barrier between the earth’s atmosphere and space (although this is hotly debated).

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Blue Origins has not announced when tickets will be available or what they will cost, but there is now a countdown to the announcement on the homepage of the site.

“Sign up to learn how to buy first seat at New Shepard,” the website says. You can enter your email address if interested in going up.

Check back next Tuesday and CNET will have all the information you’re looking for.

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