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An 18-Year-Old Will Join Blue Origin's First Human Spaceflight, After A Late Shuffle

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The flight will also include company founder Jeff Bezos and Wally Funk, 82 - who was older than Oliver Daemen is now back in the early 1960s, when she first trained to be an astronaut.
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Young People Feel 'Meh' About The Vaccine, So Fauci Is Going On A TikTok Tour

Young People Feel 'Meh' About The Vaccine, So Fauci Is Going On A TikTok Tour

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Only 46% of 18-24 year-olds have gotten vaccinated. Eager to reach them, the White House is calling in Gen Z pop stars and trying to spread the word on new platforms. (Image credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Blue Origin flight to rocket youngest person ever into space

Blue Origin flight to rocket youngest person ever into space

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Blue Origin said that Oliver Daemen will be launching with founder Jeff Bezos on Tuesday, rather than auction winner.
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18-year-old joining Blue Origin's 1st passenger spaceflight

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - An 18-year-old is about to become the youngest person in space, rocketing away with an aviation pioneer who will become the oldest at age 82.
Blue Origin announced Thursday that instead of an auction winner launching with founder Jeff Bezos on Tuesday, Oliver Daemen will be on board. The company said he'll be the first paying customer, but did not disclose the cost of his ticket.
Also soaring on Blue Origin's first launch with passengers: Bezos' brother and Wally Funk, one of 13 female pilots who went through the same studies in the early 1960s as NASA's Mercury 7...
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18-year-old to join Bezos on Blue Origin's first human flight, becoming youngest to travel to space

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Oliver Daemen, 18, and Wally Funk, 82, will be the young and oldest astronauts to travel to space.
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Blue Origin reveals 18-year-old physics student will fly with Jeff Bezos to space next week

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Jeff Bezos' space venture Blue Origin on Thursday revealed that 18-year-old Oliver Daemen will fly in place of the still anonymous auction winner.
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