According to Digital aspect reported in June, Blue Origin auctioned off the first seat of its first commercial suborbital flight, which took place on July 20. The anonymous winner would fly with Jeff Bezos (founder and CEO of Blue Origin), his brother Mark Bezos and Wally Funk, one of the pioneering women of space exploration.
However, due to a scheduling conflict, the auction winner was unable to participate in the first flight. So the place went to Joes Daemen, CEO of Somerset Capital Partners, who had bought a ticket for the second flight. However, instead of flying, he chose to introduce his son Oliver – who, to date, is the youngest space tourist in history.
Either way, the point is that on Wednesday (22) Justin Sun, founder and CEO of blockchain platform Tron, revealed that he is the person who paid US $ 28 million (approx. R $ 157 million) for a seat aboard the first Blue Origin. manned space flight.