STAR TREK legend William Shatner will be launched into space today, becoming the world’s oldest astronaut in the process. “I’ve heard about space for a long time now,” the 90-year-old, who played Captain James T Kirk in the sci-fi series, said. “I’m taking this opportunity to see it for myself..”
It’s a miracle. “Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket mission arrives 12 weeks after the company’s first-ever crewed launch, which sent Jeff Bezos into space. On October 13, Shatner and three other crew members will take off from West Texas for a ten-minute flight.