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William Shatner’s space flight documented in Amazon special

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By IANS Updated: Dec 06, 2021 10:23 am
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Los Angeles, Dec. 6 (IANS): ‘Star Trek’ actor William Shatner’s trip to space on the Blue Origin will be documented in the new Amazon special ‘Shatner in Space’, premiering on December 15 in the US, Canada, the UK, Australia, and New Zealand. Other territories will be added in early 2022.

The actor announced the one-hour special during a virtual panel for CCXP Worlds on Sunday.

‘Shatner in Space’ will give viewers an inside look at the before, during, and after of the historic trip that saw him become the oldest person ever to travel to space, reports deadline.com.

At the time of his flight on October 13, alongside Chris Boshuizen, Glen de Vries, and Audrey Powers, he was 90 years old.

“My time in space was the most profound experience I could have ever imagined,” said Shatner in a statement.

“This special documenting my journey gives a dramatic view of that experience, and my hope is that it inspires the world to see we must go to space to save Earth.”

‘Shatner in Space’ is produced by Amazon Studios, Blue Origin, Film 45, Jason Ehrlich Productions, and Bright Spot Content.

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By IANS Updated: Dec 06, 2021 10:23:54 am