About six thousand people from 143 countries have already participated in the auction for a place in the New Shepard spacecraft, which will fly billionaire Jeff Bezos, the bid reached $3.5 million. This was reported by the organizers of the auction.
The space company Blue Origin noted that now the highest offered price is $3.5 million. The auction will be held online on June 12. Today is the last day when everyone can apply and register as a participant.
The winner of the upcoming auction will go into space together with the owner of Blue Origin, businessman Jeff Bezos and his brother Mark. The flight is scheduled for July 20. It will take place on the reusable New Shepard spacecraft, which is being built for commercial flights to the border with space.