Hollywood’s Captain Kirk, 90-year-old William Shatner, blasted into space
– Reaching the final frontier aboard a ship built by Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin company.
n a historic first, Russia has sent a 3-member crew to the International Space Station (ISS) to shoot the first movie in space.
The Russian crew took off in a Soyuz MS-19 spacecraft from the Baikonur Cosmodrome
Shatner became the oldest person in space, eclipsing the previous record.
Sci-fi fans reveled in the opportunity to see the man best known as the stalwart Capt. James T. Kirk of the starship Enterprise boldly go where no star of American TV has gone before.
Bezos is a huge “Star Trek” fan — the Amazon founder had a cameo as an alien in one of the later “Star Trek” movies
Shatner shooting into space is “the most badass thing I think I’ve ever seen,” said Joseph Barra.