Daughter of space travel legend Alan Shepard there

For the third time, Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin rocket has successfully completed a manned flight into space. Alan Shepard’s daughter was on board. Billionaire Jeff Bezos stands in front of a Blue Origin space capsule. – Chuck Bigger / Space Symposium via ZUMA Wire / dpa Ad the essentials in brief Once again, a rocket … Read more

Mass Effect Fan Imagines Idris Elba as Commander Shepard

A Mass Effect fan creates a movie poster for the popular game, imagining actor Idris Elba in the leading role of Commander Shepard. Over a decade ago, Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros. announced they acquired the rights to a Mass Effect film, but with little development on that project being made, fans have taken the initiative to … Read more

This was the experience of William Shatner aboard the New Shepard ship

See William Shatner inside the space capsule 0:38 (CNN) — 90-year-old William Shatner, famous for his portrayal of Captain Kirk in the original “Star Trek” series, has just traveled aboard a suborbital spacecraft that skimmed the edge of outer space before landing by parachute, turning it into the oldest person to travel to space. “That … Read more

New Shepard instead of USS Enterprise. The original “James T. Kirk” flew from Blue Origin

Canadian actor William Shatner took a short-lived sub-orbital journey to the edge of the Earth’s atmosphere with three other passengers of the New Shepard Crew Capsule. They were respectively: Dr. Chris Boshuizen (Planet Labs co-founder), Glen de Vries (Medidata Solutions co-founder; both as commercial participants – ticket buyers) and Audrey Powers (vice president working at … Read more

William Shatner set to launch on Blue Origin New Shepard flight

More than 50 years after he debuted as the beloved Capt. James T. Kirk in the original series of “Star Trek,” William Shatner boldly flew to the edge of space. The 90-year-old actor launched Wednesday aboard a rocket and capsule developed by Blue Origin, the private spaceflight company founded by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. The … Read more

William Shatner’s space launch on Blue Origin’s New Shepard: When to watch and what to know

Blue Origin’s next crewed space mission will see a “Star Trek” captain explore the strange new world of space for real. On Oct. 12, the company’s second crewed flight on its New Shepard spacecraft after flying founder Jeff Bezos in July will include starring passenger William Shatner, an actor best known for portraying Captain James … Read more

Infinity’s hydrogen fuel cell to launch aboard Blue Origin’s New Shepard; first fuel cell to launch into space aboard a commercial space vehicle

Infinity’s hydrogen fuel cell to launch aboard Blue Origin’s New Shepard; first fuel cell to launch into space aboard a commercial space vehicle Blue Origin’s New Shepard will soon launch an unmanned mission that will contain one of Infinity Fuel Cell and Hydrogen’s advanced non-flow through (NFT) hydrogen fuel cell technology. This will make it … Read more

Wally Funk, 82-year-old woman who trained for NASA, traveled into space with Jeff Bezos on New Shepard flight

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida — After a half-century of waiting, Wally Funk — who trained for NASA’s Mercury program but was denied the opportunity to go to space — finally got her time amongst the stars. She was specially selected by the world’s richest man, Jeff Bezos, to accompany him, his brother, and auction winner 18-year-old … Read more

Blue Origin, the launch of Jeff Bezos’ New Shepard opens the era of space tourism

The first tourist space travel of Bezos’ New Shepard was perfectly successful, landing in the Texan desert as scheduled. Satisfied the patron of Amazon, who defined this day as the most beautiful of his life New Shepard’s first suborbital “tourist” flight, Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin “reusable” space flight system, ended in the best of ways. … Read more