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The 90-year-old blasted off from Texas at 3.50pm UK time on a Blue Origin rocket – the space company owned by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos.
Shatner, who played Captain Kirk in the original Star Trek series, is spending several minutes in a suborbital flight alongside three others.
Read more: https://news.sky.com/story/william-shatner-star-trek-actor-becomes-oldest-person-to-reach-space-12433022
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