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Jeff Bezos Launches Real-Life Version of 'Austin Powers' Penis Rocket

Ahem.

Blue Origin

Here’s a video released by Blue Origin, a private aerospace company founded by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, showing yesterday’s launch of the New Shepard rocket:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rEdk-XNoZpA

And for no particular reason, here’s a clip from the 1999 film “Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me”:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WOZYoa_pod0

Alternate joke: Was this rocket piloted by Ace and Gary?

No, wait: When it was making this rocket, did Blue Origin consult the Airbnb logo designer?

Blue Origin says the flight was a success, and that “any astronauts on board would have had a very nice journey into space and a smooth return.” It has opened an “interested” list for future space travelers here.

This article originally appeared on Recode.net.