KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- The youngest person ever to fly to space and the oldest person ever to fly to space will join Jeff Bezos on July 20th.

Eighteen-year-old Oliver Daemen's family won his seat at auction after the mystery bidder, who originally paid $28 million for the spot, gave it up. 

Bezos' rocket company, Blue Origin, said in a press release that the person, who asked to remain anonymous for the time being, had to bow out because of "scheduling conflicts." The winner will instead take a spot on a future mission.

Joining Daemen is 82-year-old Wally Funk, who trained to be an astronaut in the 1960's but never got the chance to go to space. 

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