Today at around 7.30 pm, the world’s oldest person will go on a journey to space. If all goes well, Jeff Bezos’s space company Blue Origin’s New Shepherd rocket and capsule will have a second flight if all goes well. Four people are going on this flight. The second flight of the New Shepherd rocket and capsule will take place from Blue Origin Launch Site One in Van Horn, West Texas. According to local time, it will be 9 in the morning at the time of launch. According to Indian time, this launch will happen around 7.30 pm. The live telecast will start 90 minutes before the launch.
William Shatner will be the oldest person to travel in space
Jeff Bezos’s space company has done its second launch after July 20. That is, after 12 weeks. On the first mission were Jeff Bezos, his brother Mark Bezos, 82-year-old NASA member Wally Funk and 18-year-old young Dutch student Oliver Damen. At that time, Volley Funk was the oldest woman to go into space. But now in the second mission, William Shatner will become the oldest person to travel in space. He is 90 years old.
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Who is William Shatner?
90-year-old William Shatner is an actor, director, producer, writer, recording artist, horseman. He has been doing all these things for almost 60 years. In 1966, he played Captain James T Kirk in the television series Star Trek. After this, he also played the role of Captain Kirk in the film made on it. William is currently the host and co-producer of The Unexplained show on The History Channel.
11 minute flight
The second flight of the New Shepherd rocket and capsule will take a total of 11 minutes. The crew will feel weightless for four minutes after reaching the limits of space. The New Shepherd rocket will then separate from the booster capsule. The rocket booster will slowly launch to the landing site about 3 kilometers north of the launch pad.
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