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'Star Trek' Captain Kirk reaches the final frontier

Oct 14, 2021 - The San Francisco Chronicle
Board and Executive Moves

1) PHOTO: Actor William Shatner (second left), and three fellow passengers wave after returning from space to a Texas desert.

VAN HORN, Texas -- Hollywood's Captain Kirk, 90-year-old William Shatner, blasted into space Wednesday in a convergence of science fiction and science reality, reaching the final frontier aboard a ship built by Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin company.

The "Star Trek" actor and three fellow passengers hurtled to an altitude of 66.5 miles over the West Texas desert in ...