Star Trek’s William Shatner blasts into space with Blue Origin

Hollywood’s Captain Kirk, 90-year-old William Shatner, blasted into space Wednesday in a convergence of science fiction and science reality, reaching the final frontier aboard a ship built by Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin company.The Star Trek actor and three fellow passengers hurtled to an altitude of 66.5 miles (107km) over the West Texas desert in the fully automated capsule, then safely parachuted back to Earth in a flight that lasted just over 10 minutes.“What you have given me is the most…