The Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has said he will fly to space with his brother on the first human flight launched by his space company, Blue Origin.

In an Instagram post, Mr Bezos, is one of the world’s richest people said space flight was something he had wanted to do “all my life”, BBC reports.

Blue Origin is also auctioning off a seat in the capsule, for someone who will join the pair on the inaugural manned flight.

According to Forbes magazine, He has a net worth of $186.2bn (£131.5bn)

“On July 20th, I will take that journey with my brother,” he wrote in the Instagram post. “The greatest adventure, with my best friend.”

Mr Bezos’s brother Mark called it a “remarkable opportunity” in the video.

BBC