According to TMZ, William Shatner will join Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin New Shepard rocket the following month. Making him the oldest human to travel into space. The 15-minute ride, as well as the moments leading up to it, will be recorded for a documentary. That’s currently being pitched through various channels, including a deal reportedly in the works.
It is not really known who would be on board the expedition. And how much did the Star Trek actor pay to accompany the cosmic team. Bezos and his brother were among the four people who boarded the rocket in July.
William Shatner has made no secret of his ambition to reach the ends of the universe. He posted a mockup photo of himself in an astronaut suit in May of last year. Urging NASA to send it. He tweeted: “By the way @NASA, just in one particular case; the suit fits!”
During one such digital Comic-Con panel focused on NASA’s Artemis program after that year. It just seems to indicate his possible trips out of this world. According to Space.com, he commented: “There is a possibility that it will fly up for a short time and then come back down.” In consideration of the Challenger flight of 1986, which caused the death of seven astronauts, he expressed some concerns.
While Shatner’s body may be making its first trip to space, his legacy has already preceded it. Before his flight in 2018, NASA’s InSight Mars rover tweaked two computer chips with 2.4 million identities. One of which was from Shatner.
Who is William Shatner?
William Shatner OC is a Canadian actor, writer, filmmaker, director, screenwriter and musician who was born on March 22, 1931. He is now a cultural touchstone for his portrayal of Captain James T. Kirk of the USS Empire in Star Trek. series throughout its seventy years of acting. He is the author of a series of books about his time as Captain Kirk. His time on Star Trek, as well as his work after Star Trek. He is also the co-author of many Star Trek books. As well as a collection of science fiction books called TekWar
, which was later released for television. William Shatner also starred in TJ Hooker as the titular veteran police commander and hosted the TV show Rescue 911, which was again Favorite New TV Drama Series for the People’s Choice Award.
Approximately two decades apart, Shatner also starred in two episodes of the television police drama Columbo. He also played the alien “Big Giant Head” on seasons 4 and 5 of the NBC show 3rd Rock from the Sun. To whom the main protagonists reported – also aliens.
He won two Emmy Awards for his portrayal of attorney Denny Crane on the latest series of the legal drama The Practice and its spin-off show Boston Legal. In Better Late Than Never, he cast both seasons of the NBC comedy travelogue along with other male friends “of a certain age.” In addition to acting, Shatner has dabbled in music.