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Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest man, on Tuesday flew to space aboard his rocket ship the New Shepard, a journey that took him 106 kilometers (65 miles) above the surface of Earth.

Bezos was joined by his brother Mark, 82-year-old veteran aviator Wally Funk and Oliver Daemen, an 18-year-old Dutch student, son of a multi-billionaire. EFE