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Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Blue Origin to Launch Humans into Space Today

**update** The flight was successful and here is a recap from CNET:

Shortly after 9am Eastern Time this morning, Blue Origin is scheduled to launch Jeff Bezos, his brother Mark Bezos, Wally Funk, and Oliver Daemen, after the unnamed auction winner dropped out due to a scheduling conflict. Learn more about Blue Origin on [Wikipedia]. Meanwhile, several video players from multiple sources to watch the event have been embedded below a couple of explainer videos. A video of the full flight will be added after the flight is complete.

Replay: First Human Flight Pre-Launch Mission Briefing

Former NASA Astronaut Mike Massimino Explains Jeff Bezos's Space Flight | WIRED

Wally Funk will fly to space on New Shepard’s first human flight

Blue Origin Official Webcast

NASA Spaceflight (Citizen Journalists)

Everyday Astronaut (Citizen Journalists)

CBS News (Legacy Media Outlet)

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Published at 7:30am on Tuesday, July 20, 2021