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Blue Origin breaks records as Captain Kirk goes into space
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Blue Origin breaks records as Captain Kirk goes into space

Blue Origin broke multiple Guinness World Records with its first crewed spaceflight in July 2021.  The historic event launched Blue Origin's founder, billionaire Jeff Bezos and three other civilians: Mark Bezos, Wally Funk and Oliver Daemen on a suborbital flight aboard the company's New Shepard rocket. According to a statement from the Guinness World Records on Oct. 1, the Blue Origin flight set the following: Launching the oldest person to fly to space The first siblings in space at the same time The youngest person to go to space The first suborbital spacecraft to carry paying customers New Shepard, Blue Origin’s fully reusable suborbital spacecraft (which is named after NASA astronaut Alan Shepard, the first American in space), lifted off from the company’s Laun...