Shatner goes where many others have gone before: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of the week | Houston Public Media

A lot can happen in a week. Some of it good. Some of it bad. Some of it downright ugly. When faced with intriguing developments in the week’s news, we turn to a rotating panel of “non-experts” to parse The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of it all. This week, our panel weighs in … Read more

William Shatner, 90, Becomes Oldest Person To Travel To Space

Star Trek actor William Shatner, 90, became the oldest person to ever to reach the edge of space, traveling on the 10-minute Blue Origin commercial flight to reach the Kármán line, 62 miles above earth. What do you think? “About time an old person accomplishes something.” Alex Ducruet, Pinafore Designer “I hope I’m that much … Read more

Blue Origin shares video of an emotional William Shatner in space: ‘No description can equal this’

New footage shows Star Trek’s William Shatner marvel at his view of Earth from his mission orbiting the planet aboard Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket.  Shatner, who is famed for his role as Captain Kirk in the 1960s sci-fi series, and newly minted astronauts Chris Boshuizen, Glen de Vries and Audrey Powers, ventured 351,186 feet above … Read more

William Shatner and three others launch 65 miles above Earth on Blue Origin’s New Shepard

Star Trek’s William Shatner has become the oldest person in space at the age of 90, following an epic journey aboard Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket into the final frontier and he’s come back with one message: ‘Everybody in the world needs to see this’. ‘I wish I had broken the world record in the 10-yard … Read more

90-Year-Old William Shatner Launches Into Space Aboard Blue Origin Rocket

WATCH THE LAUNCH LIVE IN THE PLAYER ABOVE VAN HORN, Texas (CBSLA) – William Shatner went where no “Star Trek” actor has gone before when he launched into space Wednesday morning with an all-civilian crew aboard a Blue Origin rocket. A screenshot taken from a live handout video on Oct. 13, 2021, shows Blue Origin … Read more

‘Star Trek’ actor William Shatner blasts off into space: WATCH LIVE

VAN HORN, Texas — Hollywood’s Captain Kirk, 90-year-old William Shatner, blasted into space Wednesday in a convergence of science fiction and science reality, reaching the final frontier aboard a ship built by Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin company. The “Star Trek” hero became the oldest person to ride a rocket, eclipsing the previous record – set … Read more

William Shatner travels to space with Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin crew – watch live

It’s one small step for man, one giant leap for ageing television sci-fi stars. In just a couple of hours, William Shatner will seek to make history as the oldest ever person to go to space. The 90-year-old actor, who starred as Captain James T Kirk in Star Trek, is due to blast off to the … Read more

Shatner set to boldly go where hundreds have gone before

VAN HORN, Texas (NewsNation Now) — William Shatner, 90, prepares to be beamed up Wednesday for his first real-life spaceflight and to become the oldest person ever to enter the final frontier. In a 10-minute trip, Shatner will be joined by three others on the second passenger flight from Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin. Unlike his fictional … Read more

Hoping “To See The Vastness Of Space” Capt. Kirk & Crew Prepare To Blast Into Space From Texas

VAN HORN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — He once described it as a place “where no man has gone before,” but today it is men and a woman with actor William Shatner, counting down to an out of this world adventure: riding a rocket into space, courtesy of “Star Trek” fan Jeff Bezos. Best known for his … Read more

Captain Kirk’s William Shatner on cusp of blasting into space

VAN HORN, Texas — Actor William Shatner counted down Wednesday to his wildest role yet: riding a rocket into space, courtesy of “Star Trek” fan Jeff Bezos. Best known for his role as Captain Kirk, the 90-year-old Shatner joined three other passengers for the planned launch from West Texas. Bezos’ space travel company, Blue Origin, … Read more