Blue Origin Prepares for Take Off With Special Star Aboard

Blue Origin, Jeff Bezos’ private spaceflight company, is preparing to launch a rocket and capsule Wednesday with a very special guest on board. 
More than 50 years after he starred as Captain James T. Kirk in the original series of “Star Trek,” 90-year-old actor William Shatner will make a real trip to the edge of space. 

Bill, Audrey, Chris, Glen — you’re about to share an experience that will forever change how you view the world. Godspeed. This is how it starts. 🚀 pic.twitter.com/sOaS7YVBuY
— Jeff Bezos (@JeffBezos) October 13, 2021

If successful, the mission will make Shatner the oldest person to reach space, NBC News reports. 
“I’ve heard about space for a long time now,” he said in a statement earlier this month. “I’m taking the opportunity to see it for myself. What a miracle.” 
Shatner and three other crew members will ride Blue Origin’s New Shepard …

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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