The world´s richest man visits space – level 1

27-07-2021 07:00

Jeff Bezos is the founder of the company Amazon. Bezos is the richest man in the world. Bezos travels to space last week.

Bezos and three other people travel in his rocket. Bezos´s brother Mark travels, too. Another person is Wally Funk. She is a pilot. She is 82 years old. She becomes the oldest person who travels to space.

Another person is Oliver Daemen. He is a student from the Netherlands. He is 18 years old. His father buys a ticket for him.

The rocket goes 10 minutes in space. Then it lands safely on Earth. Bezos thanks his employees and people who buy things from Amazon. Bezos says that they pay for his trip.

Some people are angry. They say that other things are more important than visiting space.

Difficult words: founder (a person who starts a company), space (the area outside our planet where the stars and other planets are), employee (a person who works in a company).

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