As per TMZ, William Shatner will join Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin New Shepard rocket the following month. Making him the oldest human to ever travel into space. The 15-minute trip, as well as the moments leading up to that too, will be on record for a documentary. That is presently being pitching around to various channels, including one agreement allegedly in the works.
It’s uncertain really who would be on board the expedition. And how much the Star Trek actor paid to accompany the cosmic team. Bezos and his brother were among the four individuals that boarded the rocket in July.
William Shatner has made no secret of his ambition to go to the farthest reaches of the universe. He posted a mock-up photograph of himself in an astronaut outfit in May of the last year. Urging NASA to ship him out. He tweeted, “BTW @NASA – just in a particular instance; the suit fits!”
During such a digital Comic-Con panel centered on NASA’s Artemis program following that year. He just seems to indicate to his potential out-of-this-world trips. According to Space.com, he remarked, “There’s a chance I’ll fly upwards for a little period and then drop back down”. In consideration of the 1986 Challenger flight, which leads to the deaths of seven astronauts, he expressed some worries.
While Shatner’s body may be making its first trip into space, his legacy has already gone before him. Before its flight in 2018, NASA’s InSight Mars rover fits two computer chips with 2.4 million identities. One of which was Shatner’s.
Who is William Shatner?
William Shatner OC is a Canadian actor, writer, filmmaker, director, scriptwriter, and musician who was born on March 22, 1931. He is now a cultural touchstone for his depiction of Captain James T. Kirk of the USS Empire in the Star Trek series over his seventy years of performing. He’s the author of a book series on his time as Captain Kirk. His time on Star Trek, as well as his work after Star Trek. He’s additionally co-author of many Star Trek books. As well as a collection of science fiction books called TekWar
Approximately two decades apart, Shatner also starred in two episodes of the tv crime drama Columbo. He also played the extraterrestrial “Big Giant Head” in seasons 4 and 5 of the NBC show 3rd Rock from the Sun. To whom the main protagonists – also aliens – reported.
He won two Emmy Awards for his performance as attorney Denny Crane in the last series of the legal drama The Practice and its offshoot show Boston Legal. In Better Late Than Never, he featured including both seasons of the comedic NBC true travelogue alongside other male friends “of a certain age”. In addition to acting, Shatner has dabbled in music.