William Shatner, TV’s Capt. Kirk, Blasts Into Space

The “Star Trek” actor and three fellow passengers on Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin rocket hurtled to an altitude of 66.5 miles over the West Texas desert in the fully automated capsule, then safely parachuted back to Earth in a flight that lasted just over 10 minutes.

William Shatner Will Fly To Space Aboard Blue Origin Rocket

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Captain Kirk is rocketing into space next week — boldly going where no other sci-fi actors have gone. Jeff Bezos’ space travel company, Blue Origin, announced Monday that “Star Trek” actor William Shatner will blast off from West Texas on Oct. 12. “Yes, it’s true; I’m going to be a […]