Jeff Bezos Isn't Actually an Astronaut, According to the FAA

Four crew members of the New Shepard were referred to as the “the newest international astronauts” several times during the post-mission press conference.

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July 29, 2021 3 min read

Jeff Bezos made history July 20 when he rode on the first fully crewed flight for his space exploration company, Blue Origin, which symbolically took place on the 52-year anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.

Bezos and his brother Mark were joined by the oldest person to ever fly to space, 82-year-old Mercury 13 pilot

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