VIDEO NOW: William Shatner speaks after landing

VIDEO NOW: William Shatner speaks after landing

Jimmy Kimmel Former Star Trek actor William Shatner, 90, became the oldest man to ever go to space on Wednesday aboard Blue Origin’s New Shepherd rocket – a phallic-shaped spacecraft Jimmy Kimmel labeled a “wienermobile”. “Can you imagine if Jeff Bezos killed Captain Kirk,” the late-night host said Wednesday evening, “then turned to camera and started speaking Klingon to everyone? I wouldn’t be the least bit shocked.” Shatner, who for four decades played the leader of the USS Enterprise on the beloved sci-fi series, was handpicked by Amazon and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos to make the 11-minute trip into the atmosphere from the west Texas desert. The crew reached a maximum altitude of 66.5 miles, beyond the 100km (62-mile) Kármán Line recognized internationally as the boundary of space. Given …
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