July 27, 2021

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The internet can’t get over the penis-shaped rocket in which Jeff Bezos went to space

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Amazon founder Jeff Bezos blasted himself into the lower reaches of outer space on Tuesday morning.

But people appear to be the most fascinated with the shape of Bezos’ rocket.

People can’t seem to help but notice that the rocket looks a lot like a giant penis. 

Twitter users had a ball of a time, some comparing the rocket and Dr. Evil’s phallic rocket from Austin Powers.

Here are some of the Tweets: 

I just realized what Jeff Bezos going to space reminds me of… pic.twitter.com/qaBTqZ2Fmv

— Jaime (@jaimekorz) July 21, 2021

Actual footage of Bezos going to space.#Bezos pic.twitter.com/plSLTz5OLX

— That Guy (@GarethBrewer4) July 21, 2021

Not to brag but I’ve owned a replica of the Bezos rocket for years.I was way ahead of the billionaires space race. pic.twitter.com/LKX2KZG2Ew

— Tracy’s Pfizer’d (@VELOTRACY) July 21, 2021

Reliable sources tell me that Bezos says this is “Just the Tip” of private space exploration pic.twitter.com/ZLpGeJQjIc

— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) July 21, 2021

The Amazon founder Bezos and a team of three others completed a successful rocket launch into space Tuesday morning. 

The launch of the rocket New Shepard, named after Alan Shepard, the first American in space, shot Bezos and his brother, Mark Bezos, along with Wally Funk, an 82-year-old female space pioneer, and 18-year-old Dutch student Oliver Daemen, into the sky at 9:12 a.m. eastern time from a West Texas launch site. 

The ride, which lasted just over 10 minutes and 20 seconds, was the first attempt by Bezos’ company Blue Origin to carry a manned vessel into space.

After the vertical launch, the booster and capsule carrying the four passengers travelled at speeds up to 2,000 miles an hour as it travelled towards the Karman Line, the 62-mile boundary widely recognized as the boundary of space. 

Once the booster burned through all of its liquid hydrogen and liquid oxygen propellant roughly two minutes or 47 miles into the journey, the capsule detached from the booster. Both portions of the rocket continued separately into the very beginnings of outer space before descending.

Beautiful launch from West Texas this morning. #NSFirstHumanFlight pic.twitter.com/JUpRA7PHvv

— Blue Origin (@blueorigin) July 20, 2021

Meanwhile, nearly 200 000 people want Bezos to stay in space.

As of Wednesday evening, more than 186,600 have signed a Change.org petition titled “Do not allow Jeff Bezos to return to Earth.”

Billionaires should not exist…on earth, or in space, but should they decide the latter, they should stay there, the petition said.