'The first step of something big' says Amazon’s Jeff Bezos after space flight
AFP, 21 Jul 2021
Earth's wealthiest man Jeff Bezos says he's "going to build a road to space so that our kids and their kids can build the future" as he returns from a space flight with the crew of his firm Blue Origin's first crewed space mission. The crew included 82-year-old barrier-breaking woman aviator Wally Funk and and 18-year-old Dutch teen Oliver Daemen. Funk and Daemen became the oldest and youngest astronauts, respectively.
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