William Shatner is headed to space

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Starting place introduced Monday actor William Shatner, 90, will likely be at the subsequent Blue Starting place flight along Audrey Powers, Blue Starting place’s vp of undertaking and flight operations, Chris Boshuizen and Glen de Vries.
William Shatner and Audrey Powers. William Shatner and Audrey Powers.

“I have heard about area for a very long time now,” Shatner mentioned in a press unencumber. “I am taking the chance to look it for myself. What a miracle.”

And it’s been a very long time coming.

Shatner has been pretending to reside in area because the 1960s, when he performed Captain James T. Kirk at the hit tv sequence “Superstar Trek.” He went directly to famous person in seven “Superstar Trek” motion pictures.

He is additionally the host and government manufacturer of “The UnXplained” on The Historical past Channel, which explores the inexplicable, together with extraterrestrial beings.

The announcement comes not up to every week after present and previous staff at Blue Starting place co-signed an essay talking out towards what they describe as a poisonous place of business, which Blue Starting place denies.

The New Shepard NS-18 flight will elevate off October 12.

The adventure will take 11 mins and jump previous the Kármán Line, the the world over known boundary of area.

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