Watch Blue Origin fly William Shatner into space at 8:30 a.m. ET on October 13


As long as there is none last minute delays, Star Trek actor William Shatner will fly to the edge of space on October 13. You can watch the entire flight here and on Engadget’s YouTube channel. Tune in around 9:30 a.m. to see the NS-18 take off from Blue Origin’s Launch Site One facility near Van Horn, TX. The mission was originally scheduled to take off on October 12 but was postponed due to adverse weather conditions.

The upcoming launch comes about three months after Blue Origin successfully completed its first crewed flight on July 20. If this latest flight is successful, 90-year-old Shatner will become the oldest person to have made such a trip. The current record is held by the aviation legend Wally funk, who joined the founder of Blue Origin Jeff Bezos on the company’s maiden flight.

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