Star Trek’s William Shatner, 90, officially going to space next month

William Shatner going into space next month (Picture: PA/Getty)

William Shatner is heading to space next month with Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin Crew.

The Star Trek actor, 90, will boldly go where (not many) other men have gone before on October 12.

A statement released today confirmed: ‘Today, Blue Origin announced actor William Shatner and Audrey Powers, Blue Origin’s Vice President of Mission & Flight Operations, will fly on board New Shepard NS-18.

‘They will join crewmates Chris Boshuizen and Glen de Vries for the flight which lifts off from set afloat Site One on October 12.’

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