MSNBC: William Shatner Becomes Oldest Person to Reach Space

‘Prior to this trip he said that he was looking forward to being entranced by looking down on the blue orb of Earth’

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REPORTER: “Hey, Morgan, it’s Lindsey. Let’s go to you next. I mean, looking at this from the studio, it looks like it was a pristine launch, it looks like it was a safe pristine landing here. Everybody is giving the thumbs up that they’re OK. William Shatner becoming the oldest person now to reach space. Morgan, how did it look from your vantage point? And it sounded like we also heard some audio from inside that capsule, I -- I almost feel like I heard William Shatner say this is unlike you’d ever experience in your life or experience again.”
CHESKY: “Yeah. Hi, Lindsey, incredible sight, no doubt. And we believe that’s what he said as now the oldest person to go to space, look down, prior to this trip, he said that he was looking forward to being entranced by looking down on the blue orb of Earth. I can only imagine that’s exactly what he was doing during that three to four minutes of weightlessness when it hit its peak distance above the Earth, traveling across that Kármán line there before making a very safe return back to the West Texas Desert floor.” 

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