Watch ‘Shatner in Space’ Trailer for Prime Video Documentary


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William Shatner’s rocket experience to the sting of house in October is the topic of a Prime Video documentary that’s simply landed on the streaming service.

The hour-long Amazon particular — known as Shatner in Area — follows occasions surrounding the Star Trek legend’s once-in-a-lifetime expertise that noticed him blast skyward in Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket for a couple of minutes of weightlessness and superb views of Earth.

Right here’s the trailer for Shatner in Area:

Shatner’s journey on Blue Origin’s sub-orbital rocket marked the second crewed launch utilizing the New Shepard booster, after Blue Origin founder and Amazon boss Jeff Bezos took the primary flight in July together with three different passengers.

Shatner additionally traveled alongside three different passengers. Sadly, considered one of them — Glen de Vries — misplaced his life in a aircraft crash in New Jersey simply weeks after the Blue Origin expertise.

At 90, Shatner grew to become the oldest particular person to succeed in house, touring 4 miles above the Kármán line — the spot 62 miles above Earth that’s extensively thought to be the spot the place house begins.

Minutes after rising from the capsule on the finish of the 10-minute journey, Shatner mentioned, “I’m so crammed with emotion about what simply occurred. To see the blue shade whip by, and now you’re staring into blackness, that’s the factor … this expertise is one thing unbelievable … all people on this planet wants to do that. All people on this planet must see this.”

The Canadian-born entertainer, most well-known for his position as Captain Kirk within the 1960s Star Trek TV present and subsequent Star Trek films, continued: “It’s extraordinary, extraordinary. It’s a lot bigger than me and life.”

Shatner took his journey courtesy of Blue Origin as the corporate strikes towards the launch of a business house tourism service providing the identical sub-orbital house experience.

However prospects following in Shatner’s footsteps should fork out a whole lot of hundreds of {dollars} for the experience. Blue Origin is but to disclose the precise value of a seat aboard its capsule or exactly when it plans to launch a daily service.

Shatner in Area is out there on Amazon Prime now.

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