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BUSINESS; 'Star Trek's' Shatner goes boldly to space in a Blue Origin capsule

Oct 14, 2021 - Los Angeles Times
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After decades of exploring the final frontier on screen, "Star Trek" actor William Shatner became the oldest person to reach space in a 10-minute flight Wednesday that moved him to tears.

"I am overwhelmed," Shatner, 90, said once back on Earth. Clad in a blue flight suit and a black baseball cap, he took a pensive pause to digest the experience aboard the Blue Origin flight. "It has to do with the enormity and the quickness and the suddenness of life and death, and oh, my God."

He w...