The blue origin ship of Jeff Bezos that carried Captain Kirk into space returns to Earth

The blue origin ship of Jeff Bezos that carried Captain Kirk into space returns to Earth

capsule blue origin With four passengers on board, including William Shatner, who played the role of Captain Kirk in the series Star TrekI actually landed in West Texas after spending a few minutes in space.

In this way, the Canadian actor, at the age of 90, became the oldest person to reach space. This is the billionaire’s second manned flight Jeff Bezos, which aims to establish itself as an important player in the sought-after space tourism sector.

On Wednesday, a Blue Origin rocket flew for a few minutes in space, carrying a passenger who is a symbol of the conquest of space. “I would be surprised to see space. I want to look at the globe and appreciate its beauty and its solidity,” predicted William Shatner, alternate character From Captain Kirk on Tuesday in a video posted by Blue Origin.

New Shepard’s fully automatic, reusable, vertically launched launcher and capsule with ultra-modern design that detaches in flight

Blue Origin invitation decision One of the most famous space travelers Science fiction is not innocent: it should help preserve the public interest in the race between the various private companies in the sector.

Blue Origin invitation decision One of the most famous space travelers Science fiction is not innocent: it should help preserve the public interest in the race between the various private companies in the sector.

Actor William Shatner, who gave life to the legendary Captain Kirk from the first generation of Star Trek. Photo: AFP

When Star Trek first aired in 1966, Americans had to set foot on the moon, and the idea that humans could one day live and work in space was still a long way off. Tuesday, William Shatner, Who played Captain Kirk on the iconic series, will be the first actor in the cast to take a trip to the “Last Frontier” in real life. He and three other passengers will board Blue Origin . missile From West Texas to what will be the billionaire’s second manned flight Jeff Bezos, in an event that will wow fans of the popular culture phenomenon that has inspired generations of astronauts.

I plan to keep my nose near the window. The only thing I don’t want to see is a strange man looking at me from the other side,” the Canadian actor joked in a video posted by Blue Origin. At 90 years old, Shatner will become the oldest person to reach space.

Blue Origin invitation decision One of the most famous space travelers Science fiction is not innocent: it should help preserve the public interest in the race between the various private companies in the sector.

In July, the British billionaire Richard Branson He flew aboard a spaceship Virgo Galaxy, a few days before Jeff Bezos travels on the first manned flight of the New Shepard missile, the same flight that will carry William Shatner.

for this part, SpaceX sent four tourists A spacecraft into orbit for three days in September, a mission that has been the subject of the Netflix series.

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