WATCH: Bezos blasts off for space on 1st manned space flight

Jeff Bezos blasts off on the first flight of his space travel company with people on board, becoming the second billionaire in just over a week to ride his own rocket.

The Amazon founder zoomed toward space with a hand-picked group: his younger brother, an 18-year-old from the Netherlands and an 82-year-old aviation pioneer from Texas — the youngest and oldest to ever hurtle off the planet.

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