Watch 'Star Trek' Actor William Shatner Fly to Space on Blue Origin's New Shepard Rocket

Published Oct 13 2021 at 2:47 PM GMT
  • Star Trek"actor William Shatner is scheduled to travel to space aboard Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket out of West Texas on Wednesday morning.
  • Shatner, who is best known for playing James T Kirk, captain of the"USS Enterprise'on "Star Trek, will travel alongside Audrey Powers, the company's vice president of mission and flight operations, Chris Boshuizen and Glen de Fries.
  • I've heard about space for a long time now", Shatner said in a press release.
  • "I'm taking the opportunity to see it for myself.
  • Today's flight will mark the New Shepard rocket's second crewed flight, following Blue Origin's inaugural trip in July, which included founder and former Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.



  • Published Oct 13, 2021 2:47 PM GMT