William Shatner Would Become Oldest Person to Visit Space With October 12 Flight Written 5 October 2021


Blue Origin's New Shepard | Credit: Blue Origin; NASA

CNBC reports that Star Trek actor William Shatner “is scheduled to launch on the next crewed spaceflight of Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin.” The launch is scheduled for October 12, and Shatner is to be joined by Blue Origin Vice President of Mission and Flight Operations Audrey Powers, Planet Labs co-founder Chris Boshuizen, and Medidata co-founder Glen de Vries.
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