- July 19, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos talks with FOX Business’ Neil Cavuto ahead of his upcoming trip to space.
Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos spoke with FOX Business’ Neil Cavuto on Monday, one day before his trip on the aerospace company’s New Shepard rocket for its first-ever crewed launch, saying he is “very excited.”
“We’re ready. The vehicle is ready,” the Amazon founder told Cavuto on Monday speaking form inside the training capsule.
“This team is amazing. I feel very good about it and I think my fellow crewmates feel good about it too.”
Bezos and the three passengers who will be accompanying him into space for the 11-minute spaceflight arrived in Texas on Friday to prepare for the launch.
Accompanying Bezos are 18-year-old Oliver Daemen, who replaces the anonymous winner of a live auction who bid $28 million; 82-year-old “Mercury 13” aerospace pioneer Wally Funk; and Bezos’ brother, Mark Bezos, who called the trip an “honor,” noting…