Watch: Jeff Bezos Travels to Space

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Jeff Bezos will be among the first group to fly to the edge of space in the capsule developed by his Blue Origin company.

The New Shepard is set to lift off from Vanhorn, Texas later this morning.

Bezos, his brother Mark, aerospace pioneer Wally Funk and Dutch teenager Oliver Daemen will be on the first manned flight. The will float in microgravity for a couple of minutes before returning to earth.

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