Becomes oldest Space Traveler: At the age of 90, actor William Shatner holds the record for becoming the oldest astronaut ever. Star Trek’s William Shatner boarded the Blue Origin rocket ship on a sub-orbital flight trip and successfully landed in the desert of the US state of Texas on Wednesday. About two decades ago, American billionaire businessman and Amazon founder, Jeff Bezos formed Blue Origin. Bezos’s company had taken its second tourist flight.
Let us tell you that four astronauts were sent on the sub-orbital trip. Of which Shatner was one. Shatner managed to travel to space aboard a 60-foot-high (18.3 m) spacecraft. He landed successfully in the Texas desert on Wednesday by parachute. People told that as soon as the parachute of the astronauts landed down, a cloud of dust rose all around and for a long time the dust was spread all around in the air.
According to the information received, all the four astronauts experienced weightlessness during the flight for about four minutes. Actually, the spacecraft goes up very fast and touches the limit of the sky. During this, the passengers sitting in it experience weightlessness.
Giving more details in this matter, it was told that the journey above the recognized boundary line was decided in space. Let us tell you that the internationally recognized border line is to be known as Karman Line. This line is about 62 miles above the Earth.
Jeff Bezos’s company Blue Origin made the first successful flight on July 20. Jeff Bezos was accompanied by three other astronauts as space tourism in this flight. All the people flew to the edge of space and after about 10 minutes, 10 seconds came back from the journey. Aviator Wally Funk, 82, was the oldest person before Shatner. But William Shatner has achieved the record of becoming the oldest astronaut ever.
Know who is William Shatner
In March this year, Shatner turned 90 years old. Shatner was born in Canada on March 22, 1931. He is known as a Canadian actor. Apart from being an actor, he is a writer, director, producer, screenwriter and singer. Now he has also become an astronaut.
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