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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


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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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


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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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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Rocket men: how billionaires are using celebrities as PR for their space projects

Critics see the ‘awful business’ of private space tourism as having little technological or exploration valueAs Star Trek’s iconic Captain James T Kirk, he voyaged the universe for the good of humanity. The nonagenarian actor William Shatner’s brief, real-life thrill ride off the planet today, however, is much less about advancing the species as promoting the fortunes of Blue Origin, the private space company owned by the Amazon tycoon Jeff Bezos that’s taking him there.Booking arguably the most...
Tags: Amazon, Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Technology, Virgin Galactic, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, William Shatner, Bezos, James T Kirk


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


Star Trek's William Shatner on his plan to boldly go into space

The actor - who plays Captain James T Kirk in the original Star Trek series - is set to go into space for real.
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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...
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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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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


90-year-old 'Star Trek' actor William Shatner on his space mission with Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin: 'I'm thrilled and anxious and a little nervous and a little frightened'

AP Photo/Steven Senne "Star Trek" actor William Shatner is "thrilled and anxious and a little nervous" about seeing space. Shatner, who played Captain Kirk, will be on an October 12 rocket launch of Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin. The 90-year-old joked to The Today Show that his preparation has included having some apple pie. See more stories on Insider's business page. "Star Trek" actor William Shatner has a lot of feelings about his trip to space next week.Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin a...
Tags: Space, Los Angeles, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Star Trek, Space Tourism, Jeff Bezos, William Shatner, Blue Origin, Kirk, James T Kirk, Shatner, New Shepard, Jeff Bezos Blue Origin, Tech Insider


William Shatner 'thrilled' and 'frightened' ahead of space flight

Captain James T. Kirk is getting a real chance to go to space after 55 years. Actor William Shatner says the opportunity has him "thrilled" and 'frightened' at the same time.
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90-year-old 'Star Trek' actor William Shatner will fly into space on Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin mission later this month

AP Photo/Steven Senne Blue Origin announced that William Shatner will be traveling on its next mission into space. Shatner said he is excited to see outer space after playing Captain Kirk for so many years. The actor will be joined by a Blue Origin executive, NASA engineer, and healthcare entrepreneur. See more stories on Insider's business page. After decades of playing Captain Kirk, William Shatner will be traveling to outer space for the first time.The Hollywood star, best known fo...
Tags: Space, Elon Musk, Hollywood, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Space Tourism, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, William Shatner, Federal Aviation Administration, Blue Origin, Bezos, Kirk, James T Kirk


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...
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Star Trek Generations: Why Leonard Nimoy & DeForest Kelley Refused To Return

Although Star Trek Generations saw the return of the original series star William Shatner, the iconic actor wasn't joined by colleagues Leonard Nimoy and DeForrest Kelley. Instead, Shatner appeared alongside Walter Koenig and James Doohan, who reprised their roles as Chekov and Scott respectively. Paramount Studio's original plan was for the entire cast of Star Trek: The Original Series to appear in Generations in order to pass the torch to the TNG crew. However, it soon became clear that sever...
Tags: Entertainment, Tech, Star Trek, Spock, Patrick Stewart, William Shatner, Paramount, Leonard Nimoy, Scott, Kirk, Chekov, Jean Luc Picard, James T Kirk, Shatner, Nimoy, Scotty


William Shatner To Be Shot Into Space (Don't Worry, He's Coming Back)

William Shatner: actor, pop culture icon, and part-time Thanksgiving spokesperson warning of the pervasive dangers of turkey fryers. In an incredibly fitting instance of fact following fiction, the "Star Trek" actor most famous for going boldly where no one has gone before will soon be able to add "astronaut" to his expansive list of career accomplishments. Next month, Shatner is reportedly set to catch a ride with billionaire and private sector space explorer Jeff Bezos, becoming the oldest per...
Tags: Television, Movies, News, Nasa, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Tom Cruise, William Shatner, Branson, Cool Stuff, Gene Roddenberry, Bezos, Kirk, James T Kirk, Shatner, Bezos Blue Origin


Headsup: Crime, Genius, and The Final Frontier

Disclaimer: Warner Brothers Home Entertainment requests that we note it provided a free copy of Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms, Young Sheldon: The Complete Fourth Season, and Mare of Easttown for review purposes. The opinions I share are my own. “Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms picks up shortly after the explosive finale of Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion’s Revenge, the 2020 blockbuster hit that initiated these animated films – which are based on one of the most popular ...
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The Morning Watch: William Shatner Reviews Captain Kirk Impressions, Kate Kitchen Fight Breakdown & More

(The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fan-made productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.)In this edition, find out what "Star Trek" star William Shatner thinks of some of the most famous impressions (as well as some more obscure impersonations) of Captain James T. Kirk. Plus, "Kate" director Cedric Nicolas-Troy...
Tags: Movies, News, Star Trek, Kate, Seth Meyers, William Shatner, Vanity Fair, Bill Nye, Joe, Chris Pine, Kirk, James T Kirk, Shatner, Robot Chicken, Cedric Nicolas Troyan, Mary Elizabeth Winstead


Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Teaser Breakdown: Who's Who On New (Old) Starship Enterprise

The widely-heralded Star Trek Day had fans, "Trek" icons, and the creative talents behind the most recent shows all joining together to celebrate the beloved sci-fi franchise. Though fans had to wait most of the day to get to the really juicy bits of breaking news, we finally received our first look at the "Star Trek: Discovery" spin-off, "Strange New Worlds."In Season 2 of "Discovery," we were introduced to the original original crew of the legendary starship Enterprise before Captain James T. ...
Tags: Television, Movies, Star Trek, Spock, Khan, William Shatner, Rebecca Romijn, Leonard Nimoy, Nichols, Zachary Quinto, Gene Roddenberry, Zoe Saldana, Kirk, J J Abrams, James T Kirk, Fontana


Here's Where You Can Stream Or Rent Every Star Trek Movie

(Welcome to Where to Watch, which provides a clear and simple answer to the question, "Hey, where can I watch this thing?" In this edition: the Star Trek franchise.)Sometimes you look up and can't believe that a franchise has lasted for even half as long as it has. (Seriously, how many "Die Hard" movies can anyone possibly make?) Other times, the longevity and pop-cultural impact go well beyond self-explanatory, with audiences making their voices heard that there still remains a vociferous fanba...
Tags: Movies, Star Trek, United States, Spock, Justin Lin, Khan, William Shatner, Tom Hardy, Leonard Nimoy, Nemesis, Chris Pine, Kirk, Abrams, J J Abrams, Jean Luc Picard, James T Kirk


Kirk. Khan. Clay. You're Welcome.

Normally, a four-second clip wouldn’t be worth a full post. But what you’re about to see isn’t a normal clip. It’s a magical, perfect few seconds to mark a milestone sci-fi film, and anniversary, both of which are well-worth highlighting. Get ready for a claymation celebration of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Star Trek, William Shatner, Dust, Star Trek Into Darkness, Clay, James T Kirk, Ricardo, Human Interest, The Oscar, Star Trek Ii The Wrath Of Khan, Khan Noonien Singh, Star Trek The Original Series, Cinema of the United States, Imax Films


How William Shatner Is Celebrating His 90th Birthday

When the Star Trek franchise was awarded a special Emmy in 2018, it was William "Captain Kirk" Shatner who'd co-delivered its acceptance speech, remembers ComicBook.com. "Thank you so much. 52 years. What a gift. We're grateful... Star Trek has endured because it represents an idea — one that's greater than the sum of our parts... we watch and we reach to see the best version of ourselves..." And now three years later, they report that Shatner "will celebrate his 90th birthday back on the brid...
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How William Shatner Is Celebrating His 90th Birthday (slashdot)

When the Star Trek franchise was awarded a special Emmy in 2018, it was William "Captain Kirk" Shatner who'd co-delivered its acceptance speech, remembers ComicBook.com. "Thank you so much. 52 years. What a gift. We're grateful... Star Trek has endured because it represents an idea — one that's greater than the sum of our parts... we watch and we reach to see the best version of ourselves..." And now three years later, they report that Shatner "will celebrate his 90th birthday back on the brid...
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The Quarantine Stream: Over 50 Years After it Aired, ‘Star Trek’ Remains One of the Greatest TV Shows of All Time

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Series:  Star Trek Where You Can Stream It: Netflix, Amazon, and CBS All Access The Pitch: Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the starship Enterprise boldly go where no one has gone before, traveling the galaxy on a five-year mission to seek out new life, forge alliances, defend against nefarious villains, and get into fist fights ...
Tags: Movies, Star-Trek, Features, Spock, Cbs, William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Arena, James T Kirk, Netflix Amazon, Featured Stories Sidebar, Leonard Bones McCoy, The Quarantine Stream


CS Soapbox: Freddy, Michael & Jason: Why We Can’t Seem To Let Them Die

CS Soapbox: Freddy, Michael & Jason: Why We Can’t Seem To Let Them Die A serial killer (wearing James T. Kirk’s face), Elm Street’s disfigured midnight mangler, and the boy (with an overbearing mother) who drowned at Camp Crystal Lake. According to our recent poll, Michael Myers, Freddy Krueger, and Jason Voorhees are the greatest slasher icons of all-time. This comes as no surprise. Despite horror’s Jackson Pollock subgenre, slasher, dating back to  Psycho  and  Black Christmas  (argua...
Tags: Horror, Movies, A Nightmare on Elm Street, CS Soapbox, Friday the 13th, Halloween, Movie News


Reverse Mortgage at Center of Lawsuit Against ‘Star Trek’ Actress’ Former Caretaker

A lawsuit levied against a former caretaker of actress Nichelle Nichols features a complaint related to a reverse mortgage as a component of the core dispute according to local Los Angeles, Calif.-based news outlet MyNewsLA. Kyle Johnson, Nichols’ only son, filed the countersuit against his mother’s former caretaker Gilbert Bell, 81, in Los Angeles Superior Court early this week. Johnson is seeking unspecified damages from Bell related to Bell’s service as Nichols’ caretaker, which Johnson co...
Tags: Featured, Nbc, Finance, Spock, Johnson, William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Bell, Nichols, Los Angeles Superior Court, James T Kirk, Los Angeles Calif, Nichelle Nichols, U S S Enterprise, Nyota Uhura, Center of Lawsuit Against ` Star Trek


‘Star Trek’ Reboot From Noah Hawley is Now On Hold

Noah Hawley‘s Star Trek movie, which isn’t to be confused with the long-delayed Star Trek 4, is now on hold. Paramount actually has three different Trek movies on the backburner: Star Trek 4, the Star Trek movie that Quentin Tarantino was going to direct, and Hawley’s movie. The fate of all three remains in doubt now, and sources state that one of the reasons for the delay of Hawley’s film is that the plot involves a deadly virus, which audiences might not be in the mood for anytime soon. Ok...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Star-Trek, Chris Hemsworth, Quentin Tarantino, Smith, Paramount Pictures, Noah Hawley, Paramount, Tarantino, Chris Pine, Kirk, Hemsworth, James T Kirk, Mark L Smith, Emma Watts


New ‘Star Trek’ Series Featuring Spock and Pike Will Be ‘Optimistic and More Episodic,’ Creators Say

“Star Trek” is boldly going back to its roots. CBS revealed Friday that it had given a series order to “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds,” a new show that will take place on the starship Enterprise in the years prior to James T. Kirk coming aboard as captain. The new show is set, like other […]
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