Looking at the criticism and cynicism of William Shatner's recent space flight is a good snapshot of the times. In generations past, it would have been a moment of pride and excitement that someone so experienced could achieve this milestone. I'll keep that mindset. https://t.co/etxIhrxDb1
A friend pointed this out. All the younger people on the Blue Origin flight were doing loop-de-loops during apogee, but 90-yr-old William Shatner spent as much time as possible staring at Earth from above, and I find this quietly moving.
“It goes from blue, bang, suddenly it’s black”: William Shatner describes what it was like in space saying he couldn’t come up with anything quite right until he saw Earth from the blackness of space. https://t.co/iPI1xrZyv2
Though William Shatner is a perfect avatar for Jeff Bezos and his fellow-billionaires, riding into space to save the planet from environmental apocalypse is more likely to work in fiction than in life, Neima Jahromi writes.
"I hope I never recover. I hope I can maintain what I feel now. It’s so much larger than me & life; it hasn’t got to do with the little green & blue orb. But with the enormity & quickness & suddenness of life & death. Oh my god, it’s unbelievable." William Shatner, #spaceflight. https://t.co/udZtkfzmce
George Takei disses William Shatner's trip to space: !
When asked by Page Six what he thought about Shatner's ride on Blue Origin, Takei quipped, "He's boldly going where other people have gone before."
-Someone's jealous! I like George Takei https://t.co/6wiPzZ0HRY
George Takei disses William Shatner's trip to space: 'He's boldly going where other people have gone before' https://t.co/ZTsE7cKVT8 via @Yahoo
just a cheap publicity stunt for bezos to boost his fragile and petty ego
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William Shatner - Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds https://t.co/2YmcSGnm0y via @YouTube
It's the week of The Beatles and William Shatner, so here is Captain Kirk singing Lucy in the sky with diamonds. So bad it's almost good.