William Shatner joins Blue Origin's second crew for space flight | USA TODAY 1

William Shatner joins Blue Origin’s second crew for space flight | USA TODAY

 

"Star Trek” actor William Shatner joins Blue Origin's second crew flight. At age 90, he will become the oldest person in space.
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Captain Kirk is heading to space on his real-life star trek. Actor William Shatner, 90, who is best known for his role in the original "Star Trek" series and the first six films in the "Star Trek" movie franchise, is set to take flight Wednesday with three other passengers on a New Shepard rocket from Blue Origin's West Texas launch site. Blue Origin was founded by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos in 2000.

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31 comments

  1. William Shatner’s description was pretty epic. The profoundness had him in tears. Love to see. Rich man’s sport yes fine, but this was awesome.

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    1. for shatner; once in a lifetime bucket-list experience. For Bezos; one more step of many many launches towards commercial success.

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    3. @brian b For Bezos, one more step closer to making Epstein’s Island 2.0 on the Moon.

      In space nobody can hear him touching kids.

  2. Mr. Bezos, thank you for launching “Captain Kirk” into Space. His feet-on-the-ground oration of his experience was most profound. Thank you, Mr. Bezos, for listening. Dear William Shatner, may you never forget.

  3. The Man that popularized space travel has now travel to space. Awesome! and epic! are not enough, No, more likely HISTORICAL!!! “LIVE LONG AND PROSPER WILLIAM SHATNER”

  4. You couldn’t hear the STS shuttle after 90,000ft, but you can still here this thing at 190,000ft

  5. There should have been a camera in the capsule…how could this been over looked? Also, it was not that edge of space but the edge of our atmosphere, a little sub-orbital flight (remember this term from the 1961?) into space, and back down. Well, it did last 10 minutes…and as Ms. Peggy Lee (a singer of the 1960s) sang, “Is that all there is?”

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