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Late-night cracks up over Shatner's post-space talk with Bezos

Late-night comedians zeroed in on the awkward moments following William Shatner's historic space flight aboard Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin rocket.
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Blue Origin releases first footage showing Shatner in space

Star Trek legend William Shatner became the oldest man to visit space on Wednesday. Footage released by Blue Origin shows the nonagenarian enjoying the ride.
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Space Tourism, William Shatner, Blue Origin, Shatner


Shatner's flight was 'unbelievable.' Expand opportunity to truly democratize space travel.

Seats on flights have cost millions. This space race means minorities will disproportionately be locked out of chances for 'unbelievable' thrills.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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See Shatner's emotional remarks after landing

Actor William Shatner speaks with Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos after landing from a sub-orbital space flight aboard the New Shepard.
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Shatner in Space

As you may have seen, Jeff Bezos invited William Shatner to take a flight on one of his Blue Origin suborbital space flights this morning. It went all according to plan. Shatner spoke about the experience on live television with Bezos by his side. As a lifelong Star Trek fan I won’t scuff this up with any cynicism or critical voice. It’s 100% awesome. Shatner is 90 and by appearances in fairly robust health for his age. It is still striking, though, and inspiring that someone his age, w...
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Video from Blue Origin's spaceship shows William Shatner gazing at Earth: 'No description can equal this'

William Shatner gazes at Earth from the window of Blue Origin's New Shepard capsule, October 13, 2021. Blue Origin William Shatner flew to the edge of space aboard Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket on Wednesday. New video from the spaceship shows the 90-year-old "Star Trek" actor gazing in awe at Earth below. Shatner seemed to experienced the "overview effect" - a profound sense of awe, fragility, and humanity. New video from inside Blue Origin's spaceship shows 90-year-old acto...
Tags: Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Star Trek, Jeff Bezos, William Shatner, Rocket Launch, Blue Origin, Mother Earth, Bezos, James T Kirk, Shatner, New Shepard, Overview Effect


Shatner, passengers float in capsule

Hollywood's Captain Kirk, 90-year-old William Shatner, blasts into space and floats in a capsule above Earth aboard a ship built by Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin company. (Oct 13)       [Author: AP Domestic]
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William Shatner Is Now The Oldest Man To Successfully Enter Space

It was one short flight for a rocket, but one giant leap for symbolism and broken records. Today, legendary "Star Trek" actor William Shatner made good on previous reports about his planned trip to space aboard Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin rocket as he successfully completed the flight and made it back no worse for wear. Along the way, the 90-year-old Shatner set a new record as the oldest human being to ever leave the safe confines of our planet ... however briefly it may have been. "Trek" fans, spa...
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'I'm overwhelmed,' Shatner says after trip into space

• William Shatner is now the oldest person ever to go to space: 'The most profound experience' • Follow live updates
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Blue Origin takes Shatner, 3 others to space

Hollywood's Captain Kirk, 90-year-old William Shatner, blasts into space and reaches the final frontier aboard a ship built by Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin company. (Oct. 13)       [Author: AP Domestic]
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William Shatner Tearfully Reflects On Trip To Space In Post-Flight Conversation

“I hope I never recover from this," a deeply emotional Shatner said.
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William Shatner cried telling Jeff Bezos about his flight to space: 'I hope I never recover from this'

Jeff Bezos pins astronaut wings on William Shatner after the "Star Trek" star's spaceflight on October 13, 2021. Blue Origin William Shatner flew to the edge of space aboard Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket on Wednesday. Upon landing back on Earth, an emotional Shatner shared his reflections on the flight with Jeff Bezos. Shatner said looking at the blackness of space was like looking at death: "I hope I never recover from this." William Shatner poured his heart out on camera after...
Tags: Texas, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Star Trek, Mars, Jeff Bezos, William Shatner, Rocket Launch, Blue Origin, Mother Earth, Bezos, James T Kirk, Shatner


William Shatner is now the oldest person ever to go to space

Ninety-year-old William Shatner, who gained fame portraying Captain Kirk on the original "Star Trek," just hitched a ride aboard a suborbital spacecraft that grazed the edge of outer space before parachuting to a landing, making Shatner the oldest person ever to travel to space.
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William Shatner is now the oldest person ever blasted into space. Here's everything you need to know

• Analysis: Shatner goes -- boldly or otherwise -- in directions skeptics couldn't have foreseen • Opinion: Captain Kirk's karmic mission
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William Shatner is now the oldest person ever to go to space: 'The most profound experience'

Ninety-year-old William Shatner, who gained fame portraying Captain Kirk on the original "Star Trek," just hitched a ride aboard a suborbital spacecraft that grazed the edge of outer space before parachuting to a landing, making Shatner the oldest person ever to travel to space.
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Jeff Bezos chauffeured William Shatner and the rest of the Blue Origin flight crew to the site of Wednesday's rocket launch

Blue Origin founder and ex-Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Blue Origin Jeff Bezos drove William Shatner and the rest of the crew to the Blue Origin launch site for Wednesday's spaceflight. Shatner, who played Captain James T. Kirk in "Star Trek," can be seen in the backseat. The flight is Bezos's spaceflight company's second with passengers. Actor William Shatner and the rest of the Blue Origin flight crew had a special driver to the site of Wednesday's rocket launch.Blue Origin fou...
Tags: Amazon, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Star Trek, Jeff Bezos, William Shatner, Blue Origin, Space Race, Bezos, James T Kirk, Shatner, Andy Jassy, Tech Insider, Rivian


Jeff Bezos' rocket company just flew TV star William Shatner to the edge of space - watch the video

William Shatner (left) purchased a seat on Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket (right). Blue Origin "Star Trek" actor William Shatner is to fly to the edge of space on a Blue Origin rocket. The Jeff-Bezos-founded company is due to launch Shatner and three others at 9 a.m. CDT (10 a.m. ET) Wednesday. Watch Blue Origin's livestream of the 11-minute spaceflight below. Update: William Shatner and three other passengers flew to the edge of space aboard the New Shepard rocket and landed saf...
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William Shatner will launch into space with paper 'Star Trek' toys that Jeff Bezos made when he was 9

Actor William Shatner (left) and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos. AP Photo/Steven Senne/Tony Gutierrez/AP William Shatner is due to launch into space on a Blue Origin rocket on Wednesday. Blue Origin boss Jeff Bezos said Shatner had agreed to take some mementos into space for him. They are paper "Star Trek" toys Bezos made for himself as a child, he said. "Star Trek" actor William Shatner is due to blast into space on Wednesday onboard a rocket made by Blue Origin, Jeff Bezos' space exp...
Tags: Space, News, Cbs News, Trends, Star Trek, Cnn, Jeff Bezos, William Shatner, Blue Origin, Bezos, Shatner, New Shepard, Tech Insider, Wally Funk, Isobel Asher Hamilton, Steven Senne Tony Gutierrez


Jeff Bezos made paper Star Trek toys when he was 9, and William Shatner is taking them into space

Actor William Shatner (left) and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos. AP Photo/Steven Senne/Tony Gutierrez/AP William Shatner is due to launch into space on a Blue Origin rocket on Wednesday. Blue Origin boss Jeff Bezos said Shatner had agreed to take some mementos into space for him. They are paper "Star Trek" toys Bezos made for himself as a child, he said. "Star Trek" actor William Shatner is due to blast into space on Wednesday onboard a rocket made by Blue Origin, Jeff Bezos' space exp...
Tags: Space, News, Cbs News, Trends, Star Trek, Cnn, Jeff Bezos, William Shatner, Blue Origin, Bezos, Shatner, New Shepard, Tech Insider, Wally Funk, Isobel Asher Hamilton, Steven Senne Tony Gutierrez


William Shatner launched to space this morning

Captain Kirk took a brief trip to space this morning. William Shatner, 90, lifted off aboard Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket along with crewmates Dr. Chris Boshuizen, Glen de Vries, and Audrey Powers. " It's indescribable," Shatner said upon landing. From the New York Times: Blue Origin says the crew's capsule reached a peak altitude of 65.8 miles after ascending atop New Shepard at speeds of up to 2,235 miles per hour. — Read the rest
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Watch live as Jeff Bezos' rocket company launches TV star William Shatner to the edge of space today

William Shatner (left) purchased a seat on Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket (right). Blue Origin "Star Trek" actor William Shatner is to fly to the edge of space on a Blue Origin rocket. The Jeff-Bezos-founded company is due to launch Shatner and three others at 9 a.m. CDT (10 a.m. ET) Wednesday. Watch Blue Origin's livestream of the 11-minute spaceflight below. Five decades after debuting as the cosmos-exploring commander Captain James T. Kirk in "Star Trek," actor William Shatner...
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Shatner admits he’s ‘a little frightened’ about Wednesday’s rocket ride

William Shatner says he’s “a little frightened” about Wednesday’s rocket ride that will see him become the oldest person to travel to the edge of space.
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Space Tourism, William Shatner, Blue Origin, Shatner, New Shepard


William Shatner can't escape 'Star Trek,' but his voyage has gone well beyond it

Shatner will always be best remembered for the iconic role of Captain Kirk. But he managed to mount a third act to his career that has been truly impressive, in part by leaning into the character's swaggering, swashbuckling image and laughing at himself.
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Analysis: Shatner goes -- boldly or otherwise -- in directions skeptics couldn't have foreseen

William Shatner chided me when I interviewed him in 1987. The actor wanted to keep the focus on his move into directing, politely objecting when I asked about his relationship with the "Star Trek" faithful after a "Saturday Night Live" skit the year before in which he famously told cast members playing trivia-obsessed fans to "get a life."
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William Shatner revealed that Blue Origin won't allow its astronauts to sell anything they take into space

William Shatner has a seat to the edge of space aboard Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket. Blue Origin William Shatner revealed that Blue Origin bans astronauts from selling mementos they bring to space. The TV star is set to launch into the edge of space on Wednesday morning in a Blue Origin rocket. Blue Origin gives astronauts a small blue bag they can fill with souvenirs to take into space. Blue Origin allows astronauts to bring a small, blue bag of keepsakes into the edge of space w...
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Watch live as Jeff Bezos' rocket company launches TV star William Shatner to the edge of space on Wednesday

William Shatner (left) purchased a seat on Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket (right). Blue Origin "Star Trek" actor William Shatner is about to fly to the edge of space on a Blue Origin rocket. The company, founded by Jeff Bezos, is scheduled to launch Shatner and three other passengers on Wednesday. Watch Blue Origin's livestream of the 11-minute spaceflight below. Three decades after starring as the cosmos-exploring commander Captain James T. Kirk in "Star Trek," actor William Sha...
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Star Trek's William Shatner On His Plan To Boldly Go Into Space

In an interview with Gayle King on "CBS Mornings," Star Trek's William Shatner talks about his plan to boldly go into space, becoming the oldest person to do so. He's planning to launch to the final frontier on Wednesday, courtesy of Jeff Bezos and his rocket company Blue Origin. CBS News reports: Shatner joked that he'll be able to brag about the age record. But he said his actual motivation was "to have the vision. I want to see space. I want to see the Earth. I want to see what we need to do ...
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Blue Origin is launching the TV star William Shatner on Tuesday, but employees say they wouldn't fly on that rocket

Jeff Bezos and Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket. Anushree Fadnavis/Reuters; Blue Origin Blue Origin plans to fly "Star Trek" actor William Shatner and others to the edge of space Tuesday. In a recent open letter, some Blue Origin employees said they wouldn't ride its New Shepard rocket. New Shepard's emergency systems should protect passengers, but the letter raised safety concerns. See more stories on Insider's business page. After launching its own founder, Jeff Bezos, to...
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Blue Origin is launching TV star William Shatner on Tuesday, but employees say they wouldn't fly on that rocket

Jeff Bezos (left) and Blue Origin's the New Shepard rocket (right). Anushree Fadnavis/Reuters; Blue Origin Blue Origin plans to fly Star Trek's William Shatner and three others to the edge of space on Tuesday. In a recent open letter, some Blue Origin employees said they wouldn't ride its New Shepard rocket. New Shepard's emergency systems should protect passengers, but the letter raised safety concerns. See more stories on Insider's business page. After launching its o...
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Anderson Cooper can't stop giggling at Shatner's space plans

William Shatner, who is known for playing Captain Kirk on 'Star Trek,' jokes with CNN's Anderson Cooper about his plans for his space flight with Blue Origin. Watch Anderson Cooper Full Circle on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 6pm E.T.
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