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

Oct 13, 2021 - Business Insider

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 Trek," lifted off aboard Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket at 10:49 a.m. ET, then soared 62 miles above the Earth in an 11-minute spaceflight.

He and the ship's three other passengers - former NASA engineer Chris Boshuizen, healthcare entrepreneur Glen de Vries, and Blue Origin's vice presi...