VIDEO: William Shatner treks into Space

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Captain Kirk has finally gone into space.

William Shatner, the legendary actor, best known for his portrayal of the space explorer on the TV and Film series ‘Star Trek’ became the oldest person to go into space.

The 90 year old trekked took off aboard the Blue Origin sub-orbital capsule which had been developed by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos.

The trip, lasted about 10 minutes those aboard got to experience a short period of weightlessness as they climbed to a maximum altitude just above 100 kilometres and were able to see the curvature of the Earth.