Special Report: William Shatner launches to space with Blue Origin crew – CBS News
A crew of four, including “Star Trek” actor William Shatner, blasted off for a 10-minute sub-orbital spaceflight aboard Blue Origin’s New Shepard spacecraft. At age 90, Shatner became the oldest person ever to fly in space, courtesy of Blue Origin owner Jeff Bezos. “CBS Mornings” co-hosts Gayle King, Tony Dokoupil and Nate Burleson anchor this CBS News Special Report with correspondent Mark Strassmann at the launch site in West Texas.
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William Shatner, the 90-year-old veteran of countless imaginary space voyages playing Star Trek’s Captain Kirk, blasted off for real Wednesday, becoming the oldest person to reach the final frontier in a PR bonanza for Jeff Bezos and his rocket company Blue Origin. Over the course of about 10 minutes, Shatner […]