Where nary 90-year-old-former-spaceship-captain-actor has gone before...🚀
Twenty-seven years aft his last ngo arsenic Captain Kirk, Star Trek histrion William Shatner broke past Earth's ambiance contiguous to sojourn the borderline of space.
The histrion traveled astir 350,000 feet supra crushed level, alongside Audrey Powers, Blue Origin's VP of ngo and formation operations, and 2 paying customers: Glen de Vries and Chris Boshuizen.
Amazon and Blue Origin laminitis Jeff Bezos is simply a longtime instrumentality of Star Trek, and offered the histrion a spot connected Blue Origin's afloat autonomous rocket, New Shepard.
Upon landing, Shatner was near astir speechless: "I'm truthful filled with emotion astir what conscionable happened. I anticipation I tin support what I consciousness now. I don't privation to suffer it," helium expressed. "It's truthful overmuch larger than maine and life."
Shatner had ever been funny successful the anticipation of visiting space, which is what made this accidental truthful peculiar to him: "There is an escapade successful my beingness that I would not person had, had I not done this."
The 90-year-old histrion became the oldest idiosyncratic successful past to transverse into the last frontier. Wally Funk, who traveled connected Blue Origin's archetypal quality flight, antecedently held the grounds astatine 82 years old.
The archetypal Star Trek series, which Shatner starred in, inspired probe and caller exertion for real-life abstraction exploration.
William Shatner tin present officially accidental helium has boldly gone wherever *most* of antheral has not gone before...
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