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William Shatner pushes back at Prince William after space trip, saying he has 'the wrong idea' about spaceflight

Blue Origin Prince William said people partaking in space tourism should focus on fixing problems on Earth first. William Shatner said the royal has "got the wrong idea" and defended space travel. The Star Trek actor went to the edge of space on Wednesday morning in a Blue Origin rocket. Star Trek actor William Shatner pushed back at Prince William over his recent comments about space tourism, saying the British royal has "got the wrong idea" about space travel.In an interview this week,...
Tags: Space, England, TV, Science, Entertainment, Trends, Earth, Star Trek, Space Tourism, Cambridge, Prince William, Royals, Space Flight, Jeff Bezos, William, William Shatner


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


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 in tears after historic space flight: ‘I’m so filled with emotion’

Star Trek actor, 90, says ‘I hope I never recover from this’ after becoming oldest human in space on Jeff Bezos rocket New ShepardThe Star Trek actor William Shatner declared himself “overwhelmed” at becoming the oldest human in space, at the age of 90, during a brief but successful second crewed flight on Wednesday of Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket ship from the west Texas desert.The Canadian, who for four decades played Captain James Kirk, the fearless commander of the USS Enterprise, broke ...
Tags: Amazon, Space, Texas, Science, Technology, Television, Star Trek, Culture, Television & radio, US television, Jeff Bezos, William Shatner, James Kirk


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...
Tags: Texas, Science, News, Cbs News, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Star Trek, Today, Jeff Bezos, William Shatner, Rocket Launch, Federal Aviation Administration, Blue Origin, Jeff


William Shatner completes flight on Bezos rocket to become oldest person in space

Star Trek actor, 90, made a real-life leap into the stars, as Amazon owner Bezos aims to dominate space tourism industryThe Star Trek actor William Shatner has become the oldest human in space, at the age of 90, during a brief but successful second crewed flight on Wednesday of Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket ship from the west Texas desert.The Canadian, who for four decades played Captain James Kirk, the fearless commander of the USS Enterprise, was invited by the private space company’s found...
Tags: Amazon, Space, Texas, Science, Technology, Television, Star Trek, Culture, Television & radio, US television, Jeff Bezos, William Shatner, Bezos, James Kirk


Ground control to Captain Kirk! William Shatner is off to the final frontier, for real

At the age of 90, the Star Trek star is set to board Jeff Bezos’s space ship today. It’s just the latest chapter in a long relationship between the sci-fi smash and real-life space odysseysWilliam Shatner to blast off on Bezos rocket to become oldest person in space‘Risk is our business!” So declared William Shatner in the 1968 Star Trek episode Return to Tomorrow. His character, Cpt James T Kirk, in a speech worthy of his real-life inspiration President John F Kennedy, led his crew through an i...
Tags: Space, Science, Television, Nasa, Star Trek, Culture, Television & radio, US television, John F Kennedy, Mars, Jeff Bezos, William Shatner, Bezos, Kirk, Shatner, Kirk William Shatner


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...
Tags: Texas, Science, News, Cbs News, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Star Trek, Today, Jeff Bezos, William Shatner, Rocket Launch, Federal Aviation Administration, Blue Origin, Jeff


William Shatner to blast off on Bezos rocket to become oldest person in space

Famed Star Trek actor, 90, set for real-life leap into the starsAmazon owner Bezos bids to dominate space tourism industryWilliam Shatner, the veteran actor who spent four decades playing the fearless commander of Star Trek’s USS Enterprise, is set for a real-life leap into the stars early on Wednesday on the next stage of billionaire Jeff Bezos’s quest to dominate the fledgling space tourism industry.The successful completion of the 11-minute flight alongside three civilian crew mates, with lif...
Tags: Space, Science, Technology, Television, Star Trek, Culture, Television & radio, US television, Jeff Bezos, William Shatner, Bezos, Shatner, Van Horn Texas


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...
Tags: Texas, Science, News, Cbs News, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Star Trek, Today, Jeff Bezos, William Shatner, Rocket Launch, Federal Aviation Administration, Blue Origin, Jeff


Blue Origin postpones William Shatner’s space flight by a day

William Shatner is heading to space on October 13th | Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic  Jeff Bezos’ spaceflight company Blue Origin said Sunday it will postpone the flight that is slated to fly William Shatner to space due to forecasted high winds at its launch site. The flight of the company’s New Shepard spacecraft is now scheduled for 9:30AM ET on October 13th, a day later than originally planned. It’s targeted to lift off from Blue Origin’s Launch Site One in Texas. A stat...
Tags: Texas, Science, Tech, Nasa, Star Trek, William Shatner, Blue Origin, Mark, Bezos, James T Kirk, Shatner, New Shepard, Wally Funk, Medidata, Chris Boshuizen, Oliver Daeman


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...
Tags: Texas, Science, News, Cbs News, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Star Trek, Amelia Earhart, Jeff Bezos, William Shatner, Faa, Rocket Launch, Federal Aviation Administration, Blue Origin


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...
Tags: Texas, Science, News, Cbs News, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Star Trek, Amelia Earhart, Jeff Bezos, William Shatner, Faa, Rocket Launch, Federal Aviation Administration, Blue Origin


William Shatner confirms he will go into space on Blue Origin rocket

90-year-old actor who played Captain Kirk in Star Trek will become the oldest person to reach spaceWilliam Shatner, who played Captain James T Kirk in Star Trek, has confirmed that he will go to space this month at the age of 90, thereby becoming the oldest person ever to escape the confines of Earth.Shatner will take a seat on Blue Origin’s second launch from west Texas on 12 October, the space flight company owned by Jeff Bezos said. Continue reading...
Tags: Space, Science, Technology, World news, US news, Star Trek, Jeff Bezos, William Shatner, Blue Origin, Kirk, James T Kirk, West Texas, Shatner


Star Trek: Lower Decks Reforges Its Strongest Relationships, With Model Kits and Bubble Bath

Kirk and Spock. Burnham and Georgiou. Janeway and Tuvok. The list of Star Trek duos whose relationships define so much of the emotional cores of their series goes on, and on, and on. In a pairing like Boimler and Mariner, Lower Decks is no exception. But this season has seen the pair shift and shuffle around enough…Read more...
Tags: Science, Television, Star Trek, Spock, William, Kirk, Rutherford, Burnham, Janeway, Mariner, Georgiou, Decks, Familiar, Tendi, Fictional Characters, Lores


Star Trek: Picard's New Season 2 Trailer Goes Full Back to the Future

The return of Q into the life of Jean-Luc Picard was never going to be good, but who would have guessed he would go full Biff Tannen? Revealed as part of Paramount+’s Star Trek Day celebrations, we have our latest look at Star Trek: Picard season two. And surprise! Sir Patrick Stewart also announced the series has…Read more...
Tags: Science, Television, Star Trek, Michelle Hurd, Patrick Stewart, Paramount, Lessons, Marty Mcfly, Jean Luc Picard, Picard, Borg, Alison Pill, Human Interest, Q, Biff Tannen, Brent Spiner


Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Beams Up Its New Crew

We’re not getting a glimpse of the series proper yet, but here it is: your new Enterprise crew for Star Trek: Strange New Worlds. Well, technically an old-new Enterprise crew.Read more...
Tags: Science, Television, Enterprise, Star Trek, Spock, Khan, Rebecca Romijn, McCoy, Pike, Nichelle Nichols, Uhura, Majel Barret, Benga, HEMMER, Ethan Peck, Babs Olusanmokun


Star Trek: Prodigy's New Trailer Asks 'What Do Kids Need With a Starship?'

Sure, they don’t know where the gravity controls or weapons buttons are, but it is an experimental starship, after all.Read more...
Tags: Science, Star Trek, DAL, Kate Mulgrew, Starfleet, Television Shows, John Noble, Jimmi Simpson, Dee Bradley Baker, Ella Purnell, Jason Mantzoukas, Kathryn Janeway, Nicktoons, Television Series, Brett Gray, Star Trek Voyager


Star Trek: Discovery Doesn't Have a New Trailer But It Finally Has a Season 4 Premiere Date

Stardate, November 18: that’s when we’ll finally pick back up with the crew of the U.S.S. Discovery, led by a brand-new captain we’ve gotten to know rather well over the past three seasons: Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green).Read more...
Tags: Science, Star Trek, Anthony Rapp, StarDate, Burnham, Wilson Cruz, Martin Green, Paul Stamets, Television Shows, Time Travelers, Doug Jones, Star Trek Discovery, Mary Wiseman, Television Series, Michael Burnham, Hugh Culber


I Have Some Concerns About Captain Picard's Replicator

Jean-Luc Picard enjoys the finer things in life as an enlightened man of the 24th century. A little flute music. A little tea that tastes like soap. Some nice wine. He’s allowed an indulgence after all he’s been through. But I am... concerned at some of his new meal options coming into Star Trek: Picard season 2.Read more...
Tags: Science, Television, Star Trek, Patrick Stewart, Jean Luc Picard, Picard, Deanna, Starfleet, Alex Kurtzman, Terry Matalas, Star Trek Picard, Replicator, Creative Works, Hospitality Recreation, Star Trek Characters, Jurati


Star Trek: Picard Season 2 Has Found Itself a Major Villain

James Gunn talks about Peacemaker’s approach to violence. Get a new look at James Wan’s horror film Malignant. Plus, more teases for what’s to come on Y: The Last Man, and Netflix nabs a new supernatural Korean thriller in Hellbound. Spoilers get!Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Fiction, Amc, Star Trek, Netflix, Social Issues, Emma Stone, James Gunn, Mark Ruffalo, Y The Last Man, Jennifer, Roswell, Picard, Borg, Christopher Abbott


On Lower Decks, Star Trek's Best Expectations Aren't Always What They Seem

After re-settling into its typical groove in the wake of a status-quo-resetting first few episodes, this season of Star Trek: Lower Decks is still trying to grapple with some of the trust issues between its ensign heroes. How well do they really know each other? Why do they all have the weirdest ways of processing…Read more...
Tags: Science, Television, Star Trek, Quark, Rutherford, Rom, Q, Tendi, Star Trek Lower Decks, Boimler, Creative Works, Soft Science Fiction, Star Trek Characters, Ferengi, Draftenvoys, Tom Paris


Star Trek: Prodigy's Title Sequence Is Here, and It's Gorgeous

On top of all the Star Trek we’ve got to look forward to soon, we’re getting a brand new show in the form of the animated series Prodigy on the immediate horizon. And while we wait to see something a little more substantial beyond the teaser we got at Comic-Con this summer, we’ve now got a glimpse at its opening…Read more...
Tags: Science, Star Trek, Space Opera, Kelvin, Prodigy, the Television Critics Association, Michael Giacchino, Starfleet, Janeway, USS Enterprise, Science Fantasy, Imax Films, Creative Works, English Language Films, Entertainment Culture, Soft Science Fiction


Revisit the Roads to Classic Star Trek Shows With These Series Bibles

Series bibles are a staple of television production. Part early pitch, part worldbuilding exercise, they form the fundamental basis for the earliest concrete visions for a TV show on the road to production. And now you can get a glimpse at the documents behind decades of Star Trek TV, giving access to some truly…
Tags: Science, Star Trek, Spock, Kathryn, Star Trek TV, Television Shows, Star Trek Deep Space Nine, Elizabeth Janeway, Voyager, Television Series, Deep Space Nine, Rob Wieland, Creative Works, Entertainment Culture, Soft Science Fiction, Cardassian


The Absolute Weirdest Star Trek Collector Plates

This week, Star Trek: Lower Decks brought into canon one of the most delightfully weird and long-running pieces of Star Trek memorabilia: the Hamilton Collection’s line of Trek collector plates, a tradition that has been part of fandom since the ‘80s. In celebration of Boimler’s very own Tom Paris plate—from VOY…Read more...
Tags: Science, Star Trek, Kirk, Jean Luc Picard, Picard, Borg, Starfleet, Television Shows, Human Interest, Hex, Television Series, Star Trek The Next Generation, Boimler, Creative Works, Technology Internet, Trekkie


Celebrate 800 Episodes of Star Trek By Making Your Favorites Fight to the Death

Star Trek itself turns 55 in just a couple of weeks, but as of today’s episode of Lower Decks, “We’ll Always Have Tom Paris,” the franchise hit another major milestone: 800 episodes of boldly going have now been released for our joy, horror, and occasional mockery. But it also means picking your all time favorite gets…Read more...
Tags: Science, Star Trek, Television Shows, Human Interest, USS Enterprise, Gorn, Television Series, Star Trek The Original Series, Lower Decks, Miles Obrien, Creative Works, Entertainment Culture, Soft Science Fiction, Tom Paris, Similitude


Star Trek: Prodigy Beams Up Some Bad Guys

Star Trek’s big new break into kid-focused animation with Prodigy has already given us a motley crew of alien teens, a Starfleet legend to guide them, and even a glimpse of their slick new ship. But now we know what they’re going to be up against, and it’s already sounding very good.Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Star Trek, House Of Cards, Westworld, Prodigy, Gwyn, Starfleet, John Noble, Jimmi Simpson, Ella Purnell, Television Series, Star Trek The Original Series, Imax Films, Creative Works, English Language Films


Lower Decks' Tom Paris Love-In Wasn't Really About Tom Paris at All

Whether on a plate or on the Cerritos bridge, Robert Duncan McNeill’s return as Voyager pilot and holodeck aficionado Tom Paris was the big draw for Star Trek: Lower Deck’s latest episode. But as ever with this show, the Trek cameos are never really the big deal—it’s how they’re used to say things about Lower Decks’…Read more...
Tags: Science Fiction, Science, Fiction, Star Trek, Orion, Space Opera, Beckett, Rutherford, Cerritos, Farr, Riker, Q, Jonathan Frakes, Tendi, Science Fantasy, Robert Duncan McNeill


Star Trek Is Celebrating 55 Years With Live Music, Interviews, and News

In a couple of weeks, Star Trek is celebrating its 55th birthday, and it’s doing so in style with a new event, bringing together icons from across the franchise’s past... and giving us a glimpse of its future.Read more...
Tags: Science Fiction, Science, Star Trek, Spock, Number One, Space Opera, Rebecca Romijn, Gene Roddenberry, Pike, Wil Wheaton, Television Shows, Human Interest, Rod Roddenberry, Science Fantasy, Ethan Peck, Television Series



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