• William Shatner cried telling Jeff Bezos about his flight to space: 'I hope I never recover from this'

    4 days ago - By Business Insider

    Jeff Bezos pins astronaut wings on William Shatner after the "Star Trek" star's spaceflight on October 13, 2021.
    Blue Origin
    William Shatner flew to the edge of space aboard Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket on Wednesday.
    Upon landing back on Earth, an emotional Shatner shared his reflections on the flight with Jeff Bezos.
    Shatner said looking at the blackness of space was like looking at death: "I hope I never recover from this."
    William Shatner poured his heart out on camera after soaring to the edge of space on Wednesday. Shatner, who spent decades playing Captain James T. Kirk in "Star...
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  • Skip Space - Let's Go To Blue Origin's Astronaut Village Instead

    4 days ago - By Forbes

    As part of today's Blue Origin launch, we got a first look at the company's Astronaut Village. When can we book a stay?
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  • Jeff Bezos chauffeured William Shatner and the rest of the Blue Origin flight crew to the site of Wednesday's rocket launch

    4 days ago - By Business Insider

    Blue Origin founder and ex-Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.
    Blue Origin
    Jeff Bezos drove William Shatner and the rest of the crew to the Blue Origin launch site for Wednesday's spaceflight.
    Shatner, who played Captain James T. Kirk in "Star Trek," can be seen in the backseat.
    The flight is Bezos's spaceflight company's second with passengers.
    Actor William Shatner and the rest of the Blue Origin flight crew had a special driver to the site of Wednesday's rocket launch. Blue Origin founder and ex-Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos drove the crew in an electric pick-up truck from Rivian, an Amazon-backed company...
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  • William Shatner will launch into space with paper 'Star Trek' toys that Jeff Bezos made when he was 9

    4 days ago - By Business Insider

    Actor William Shatner and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos.
    AP Photo/Steven Senne/Tony Gutierrez/AP
    William Shatner is due to launch into space on a Blue Origin rocket on Wednesday.
    Blue Origin boss Jeff Bezos said Shatner had agreed to take some mementos into space for him.
    They are paper "Star Trek" toys Bezos made for himself as a child, he said.
    "Star Trek" actor William Shatner is due to blast into space on Wednesday onboard a rocket made by Blue Origin, Jeff Bezos' space exploration company - and he'll have some special memorabilia with him. Bezos said in an Instagram post on Tuesday...
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