Star Trek’s William Shatner reaches space in Blue Origin rocket — how space stocks reacted

Captain Kirk had a no hiccup voyage into space on Wednesday, but the achievement didn’t cause space-related stocks to (pardon the pun) skyrocket. The space travel sector saw generally mixed action across the board despite Blue Origin’s second successful trip into the Great Unknown with passengers aboard. In early afternoon trading Wednesday, shares of Astra … Read more

Star Trek’s Captain Kirk actor William Shatner to journey to space next week in Blue Origins’ second flight- Technology News, Firstpost

The Associated PressOct 07, 2021 11:54:15 AM IST Captain Kirk is rocketing into space next week — boldly going where no other sci-fi stars have gone. Jeff Bezos’ space travel company, Blue Origin, announced Monday that “Star Trek” actor William Shatner will blast off from West Texas on Oct. 12. “Yes, it’s true; I’m going … Read more

STAR TREK’s Impulse Engines Inspire Interstellar Travel Research

Have you ever heard of the phrase “life imitates art?” Well, two scientists are out to prove that science is not exempt. Or, at least, it shouldn’t be. Taking a cue from Star Trek, scientists Dr. Hal Fearn and Dr. Jim Woodward are attempting to build an “impulse engine” to make interstellar travel possible in … Read more