Today the time has come: The next Blue Origin flight takes off with none other than Captain Kirk on board. We have all the information and the live stream for you.
He really takes off: Am October 13, 2021 pstarts the actor William Shatner, known in his role as Captain Kirk from Star Trek, with the next Blue Origin flight into space. Originally, the spaceship was supposed to take off the day before. We Earthlings can also follow the spectacle live.
The start of the spaceship is planned for 1:30 p.m. UTC, which corresponds to 3:30 p.m. in Germany. The live stream begins before the scheduled start, at 2:30 p.m. German time. aside from that tweeted Blue Origin about the flight.
Billionaire Jeff Bezos’ company streams the flight live on their homepage and via their own YouTube channel. Here is the stream:
The capsule takes off from the Blue Origin train station, called Launch Site One, in the west of the US state of Texas. In addition to Shatner aka “Captain Kirk”, Audrey Power will also take part in the New Shepard NS-18 mission; she is Blue Origins Vice President of Mission & Flight Operations. In addition, Chris Boshuizen, co-founder of the earth observation company Planet Labs, and Glen de Vries, vice chairman for life sciences and healthcare at the French software company Dassault Systèmes, will take their seats next to Captain Kirk in the Blue Origin capsule.