$28 million to go to space!: What you need to know
1. A bidder has paid $28 million to accompany Amazon founder Jeff Bezos on his first space flight.
2. The identity of this person has been kept secret. It's been reported that this money will be sent to his Blue origin project.
3. The company has told that the name of this person was finalized through successful bidding on Saturday, although the identity of this person will be made public in the coming weeks.
4. According to the company, people from more than 140 countries took interest in the bid to get a seat on the flight.
5. On July 20, Blue Origin will send Jeff Bezos on its maiden human-carrying space flight, in addition to him, his brother Mark and two unnamed space passengers will also be on board.