space travel

William Shatner, Star Trek's "Capt. Kirk", becomes the oldest person to travel to space

Jeff Bezos is a huge "Star Trek" fan — the Amazon founder had a cameo as an alien in one of the later movies — and William Shatner rode free as his invited guest.

published on : 14th October 2021

Star Trek's Captain Kirk blasts into space at 90, says everybody in this world needs to do this

Shatner became the oldest person in space, eclipsing the previous record — set by a passenger on a similar jaunt on a Bezos spaceship in July — by eight years.

published on : 13th October 2021

After Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos to take off for space in Blue Origin 

If successful, Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin programme plans two more passenger flights to space by this year's end.

published on : 20th July 2021

USD 28 million bid wins auction to fly to space with Jeff Bezos

Saturday's successful bidder beat out some 20 rivals in an auction launched on May 19 and wrapped up with a 10-minute, livecast frenzy.

published on : 13th June 2021
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