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On July 20, former executive chairman of Amazon and the world’s wealthiest man, Jeffrey Bezos, reached the edge of outer space with a diverse and high-paying crew that ranged from the youngest to the oldest individuals to ever visit space. The cosmic mission, called Blue Origin, was a self-funded project that Bezos and expert technicians developed for over 20 years.

Less than 10 days before Bezos’ historic trip, another billionaire, Richard Branson, accomplished a similar feat, reaching the outskirts of Earth’s atmosphere on his own self-funded space mission, Virgin Galactic. The stars continue to be the final frontier where technology and man are pushed to their limits.

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