Blue Origin launch: Jeff Bezos, crew complete historic spaceflight

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The world’s richest man and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has achieved a long-held dream of flying into space while officially launching his space tourism project.

He and three crew members successfully completed a suborbital flight in his company’s Blue Origin’s New Shepard vehicle.

The 10-minute trip crossed the 100-kilometre (62-mile) mark – which marks the outer edge of space.

Fellow billionaire Richard Branson made a similar trip nine days earlier but only reached its edge.

Al Jazeera’s Rob Reynolds reports from Texas, the US.

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