The former head of Amazon, Jeff Bezos launched into space to get the Bronze medal. The whole trip took him and his 3 fellow travelers just under 15 minutes. I won’t even try to do the math.
See clip from the official video
Last week Richard Branson blasted off into space with his crew aboard a rocket plane made by his company, Virgin Galactic. Sir Richard became the first of the Billionaire Boys Club astronauts to successfully pass the von Karman line and thus “won the gold”.
It’s good to be first.