Blue Origin space flight ticket auctions off for $28m

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    A seat on a spaceship with billionaire Jeff Bezos has sold at auction for $28m.

    Inside the capsule will be Jeff Bezos, his brother, the yet-to-be-named auction winner and a fourth anonymous person.

    It will be the first crewed flight by the Amazon founder’s aerospace company Blue Origin and is due to blast off on July 20.

    Al Jazeera’s Charlotte Bellis reports.

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