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Captain Kirk, Safely Back on Earth

I just “invested” a couple of hours watching William Shatner, a.k.a Captain Kirk, travel into space on Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin rocket. The flight itself took about 15 minutes. Shatner was in space and experiencing weightlessness for about five minutes.

Photo by Blue Origin

I’m happy for Shatner, who apparently got his ride for free. Who better to interest others into paying $450,000 for the experience of spaceflight than…

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