Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin Will Start Selling Tickets for Space Tourism on May 5

Jeff Bezos‘s Blue Origin spaceflight company will officially begin selling tickets for its maiden private space voyage.

In a video posted to social media on Thursday, the company teased that seats will soon be available for purchase on its New Shepard suborbital launch vehicle.

The Blue origin website now features a ticker counting down the days, hours and minutes before more details are revealed on the upcoming venture. People can also sign up on the site to learn more about the tickets when they become available.

It’s unclear how much the tickets will cost, though according to TechCrunch, the first passengers will likely pay hundreds of thousands of dollars each.

The New Shepard rocket launched an “astronaut rehearsal” on April 15, the second time the rocket launched and landed successfully this year.
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