Bezos reaches space, lands back on earth

By Eric M Johnson
Updated July 20 2021 - 3:10pm, first published 2:59pm
Jeff Bezos stepped out to cheers from family members and Blue Origin employees after his space trip.

Jeff Bezos, the world's richest man, has soared about 107km above the Texas desert aboard his company Blue Origin's New Shepard launch vehicle and returned safely to earth, a historic suborbital flight that helps to inaugurate a new era of private commercial space tourism.

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