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William Shatner Becomes Oldest Person To Travel Into Space

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Flight to launch at 3.30pm (IST)

This afternoon, actor William Shatner has become the oldest person to travel into space.

The 90 year-old will be on board Jeff Bezos' second Blue Origin flight, launched from a Texas spaceport this afternoon.

The Star Trek actor did say he was a bit "frightened" ahead of his flight.

The trip was approximately in 10 minutes.

Shatner was one of 4 passengers.

When speaking last Tuesday NBC's 'Today Show', the iconic Captain Kirk said he can't wait:

 

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