American billionaire Jeff Bezos and 3 people who accompanied him have returned from a short 11-minute tourist trip to outer space.

This flight will pave the way for more flights to come, especially as Blue Origin, which launched its New Shepherd capsule, has begun ramping up commercial services, which will routinely fly customers out of Earth's atmosphere.

The New Shepard spacecraft during its launch into space (French)

The flight took off from the company's launch site, West Texas, on the anniversary of the landing of "Apollo 11" on the moon.

And the American channel (CNN), which broadcast live footage of the moment of launch, stated that Bezos is accompanied during the trip by his younger brother Mark Bezos, an 18-year-old student named Oliver Damon, and 82-year-old Mrs. Wally Funk, who will become the oldest and youngest to travel. to space.

WATCH: Jeff Bezos, Mark Bezos, Wally Funk, and Oliver Daemen emerge from Blue Origin capsule after successful launch to the edge of space.

— NBC News (@NBCNews) July 20, 2021

The company, "Blue Origin", pledged to allow passengers on its flight to see the Earth from a distance, see the dark sky above, and enjoy the curves of the earth.

The New Shepard, built by Bezos' subsidiary Blue Origin, is designed to serve the booming space tourism market.

This flight comes 9 days after British billionaire Richard Branson's journey to the edge of space.