Blue Origin’s New Shepard spaceship is making the second manned vacationer flight within the firm’s historical past, with Star Trek actor William Shatner among the many 4 crew members.
Shatner, 90, would be the oldest particular person to go to area, beating aviator Wally Funk, 82, who flew the earlier manned mission launched by Jeff Bezos’ firm in July.
The Canadian-born actor is best-known for his function as James T. Kirk, the captain of the fictional USS Enterprise within the unique 1960s Star Trek sequence, which sealed his legacy amongst generations of space-obsessed followers. He has additionally had a profitable music and media profession. RT America is at the moment airing his present known as ‘I Don’t Perceive’.
The three different passengers are Blue Origin government Audrey Powers, Australian area exploration fanatic Chris Boshuizen and geek entrepreneur Glen de Vries.
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