Blue Origin blasts ‘Star Trek’ star William Shatner to space

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin successfully blasted William Shatner — the Canadian actor who famously played Captain Kirk in the original “Star Trek” TV series — to the edge of space Wednesday morning.

The sci-fi actor, 90, is now officially the oldest person to have ever traveled to space — even topping the record set by Wally Funk, 82, earlier this year on Blue Origin’s first crewed flight.

“Everybody in the world. Everybody needs to see,” Shatner said through tears to Bezos after returning to the Earth.

“It’s just — there is Mother Earth, life and comfort down there and up there,” he said pointing up, “is it just death? I don’t know.”

“What you see is black and what you see down there is light.”

The flight was …

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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