Blue Origin (blueorigin.com) is to auction the first seat on a crewed flight to space on the New Shepherd rocket and capsule planned tor 20th July 2021 with the proceeds of the auction being donated to the Club for the Future (clubforfuture.org) charity to inspire future generations to pursue careers in STEM and to help invent the future of life in space. The flight is a ballistic trajectory similar to that flown by Alan Shepherd, the first American into space 60 years ago.
Note: There are 29 A4 pages of Terms and Conditions, privacy notice and other information on the multi-step and US$10,000 deposit process to raise your bid limit to be competitive.
Bidding Status at 20-May-2021 – Highest Bid at $2.8m
The final winning bid was for US$28m.