Shatner becomes oldest space traveller

By Mike Blake
Updated October 13 2021 - 3:57pm, first published 3:52pm
Canadian actor William Shatner told Jeff Bezos being in space had been a profound experience.

Actor William Shatner has soared aboard a Blue Origin rocketship on a suborbital trip and landed in the Texas desert to become at age 90 the oldest person ever in space - an experience he called profound - as US billionaire businessman Jeff Bezos's company carried out its second tourist flight.