George Takei is dragging his Star TrekWilliam Shatner was William’s co-star after Captain Kirk actor took an infrequent trip into space. Takei is known for his role as Hikaru Sulu, the helmsman in the original. Star TrekTelevision series and films opposite 90-year old Shatner. Page SixReportsThe actor, who is a beloved actor, shared his thoughts about Shatner’s Blue Origin flight while speaking to the audience at the new play. Thoughts of a Colored Man.
“He’s boldly going where other people have gone before. He’s a guinea pig, 90 years old, and it’s important to find out what happens,” Takei said. “So 90 years old is going to show a great deal more on the wear and tear on the human body, so he’ll be a good specimen to study. Although he’s not the fittest specimen of 90 years old, so he’ll be a specimen that’s unfit!”Cinema Blend suggests that Takei’s tone could have been interpreted as playful banter. Maintain a feudOver the years.
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Shatner traveled on Wednesday aboard a shuttle provided by Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin business. The craft took off shortly after 10:30 AM. ET for a brief flight before returning safely to Earth. The 10-minute flight also includes Shatner and microbiologist Glen de Vries, as well as Chris Boshuizen (founder of Planet Labs Earth-observation company)
Blue Origin released a video on Shatner’s address to the big event. “We’re just at the beginning, but how miraculous that beginning is. How extraordinary it is to be part of that beginning,”He continued, “It looks like there’s a great deal of curiosity about this fictional character, Captain Kirk, going into space. So let’s go along with it and enjoy the ride.”
Shatner also met Gayle King. CBS MorningsBefore launch, tell the host “I want to see space, I want to see the Earth, I want to see what we need to do to save Earth.” He continued, “I want to have a perspective that hasn’t been shown to me before. That’s what I’m interested in seeing.”
“I’m very excited,”Shatner continued speaking to King. “I’ve waited my entire life to do this. I think it’s pretty amazing that 2021 is the year that really the human race is finally starting to go to space at scale.”He continued, “I think we’ll look back at this date 50 years from now and go, wow, this really was a special time in history, just like the Wright brothers, when people started flying passenger planes. It’s really exciting to be part of history and I can’t wait to fly.”