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Shatner, Crew Arrive Back On Earth After Brief Space Trip

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Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket launches carrying passengers William Shatner, Chris Boshuizen, Audrey Powers and Glen de Vries from its spaceport near Van Horn, Texas, Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

William Shatner is back on the ground following a brief trip into space. He blasted off from Texas aboard Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket. With that trip, he became the oldest person to fly to space.

After those onboard emerged from the capsule, Jeff Bezos uncorked a bottle of champagne to celebrate the journey. While speaking to Bezos, Shatner described the journey as moving.

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