PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — William Shatner and other members of the ‘New Shepard’ mission will head to space Wednesday afternoon in Blue Origin’s only second manned launch. The ‘Star Trek’ star joins Audrey Powers, the company’s Vice President of Mission and Flight Operations, along with two other crew members.
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The launch was originally scheduled for 9:30 a.m. but was pushed back due to winds. The wind forecast delayed the entire launch one day earlier this week.READ MORE: Doctor Accused Of Hoarding Dead Kittens In Her Freezer
The launch will take place at 10:30 a.m. and will be streamed on CBSN above.
- What: Blue Origin launch with Shatner, Powers, Glen de Vries, and Chris Boshuizen.
- When: Wednesday, October 13, 2021
- Time: 10:30 a.m.
- Online stream: Live in the player above and on your mobile and streaming device.
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