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  • Have we done Shatner in Space??
  • Premier Icon dirkpitt74
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    So Captain Kirk (finally) gets to “boldly go where no 90 year old has gone before” courtesy of Dr Evil Jeff Bezos.

    Be interesting to know what sort of training & medical he’s gone through as lets face it 90 isn’t exactly the new 50 is it…..

    Anyway lets get the puns out of the way (feel free to add your own):

    If the launch is a bit rough he’ll Shatner space suit…..

    Premier Icon fasthaggis
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    Set the haters to stun

    Premier Icon fasthaggis
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    He will boldly go where not many other rich people have gone before.

    Premier Icon fooman
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    I suspect he’s not paying for his seat (though I’m sure he could) +ve publicity for Blue Origin. These 10 minute trips to space leave me a little cold though, for the money a trip on the vomit comet will give you more zero gravity for a lot less. Seems a bit of bragging rights.

    Still a busy boy work wise, did anyone see “Better Late Than Never” the guy is a riot even in his 80s.

    Premier Icon dirkpitt74
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    Apparently Branson offered him a VG seat but turned it down as Beardy wanted too much money……

    Wonder if you’ll be able to get cheap flights if you’re an Amazon Prime Member???

    Premier Icon the-muffin-man
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    Be interesting to know what sort of training & medical he’s gone through as lets face it 90 isn’t exactly the new 50 is it…..

    There’d be worse ways to go!

    Apparently Branson offered him a VG seat but turned it down as Beardy wanted too much money……

    Yeah, but – the choice between a proper rocket or dodgy aeroplane thing? Rocket every time! 🙂

    Premier Icon winston
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    Cake is a made up drug.

    Premier Icon scuttler
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    Should send the four of them up in Star Trek jerseys – Shatner in his traditional mustard (or whatever it is), someone else sort of important in blue (not sure who else is riding but loaded != important) and the other two in red proper shitting ’emselves.

    Premier Icon FuzzyWuzzy
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    Wonder if you’ll be able to get cheap flights if you’re an Amazon Prime Member???

    Only if your Alexa reports you’ve not said anything anti-Amazon/Jeff :p

    Premier Icon mrdestructo
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    If he cries when he gets up there, I will too.

    Premier Icon racefaceec90
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    https://youtu.be/lul-Y8vSr0I 🚀👍

    Premier Icon sharkbait
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    Damn…. is that all it takes? Why wasn’t he sent earlier??


    Business looks like it’s taken a hit!

    Premier Icon twinw4ll
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    I think they should put a fair few celebrities into space with a
    limited fuel supply.

    Premier Icon Daffy
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    Have we done Shatner in Space??

    I think about 90% of The Original Series was people doing Shatner in space.

    Premier Icon leffeboy
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    The I want to know what we need to do to save the earth comment was annoying.  Would love to see what he says when he comes back

    Premier Icon MoreCashThanDash
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    I’m not a fan of space tourism as a concept, but I struggle to not love the idea of Shatner having the chance to do this.

    Hope I’m that capable when I’m his age.

    Premier Icon tthew
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    The I want to know what we need to do to save the earth comment was annoying.

    Indeed. Not shooting yourself into space in a cock rocket would be a good start.

    One rocket launch produces up to 300 tons of carbon dioxide into the upper atmosphere where it can remain for years.

    Stupid old ****

    Premier Icon Mackem
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    He’s past his Amazon Prime.

    Premier Icon mashr
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    Indeed. Not shooting yourself into space in a rocket would be a good start.

    One rocket launch produces up to 300 tons of carbon dioxide into the upper atmosphere where it can remain for years.

    Would that figure not happen to be for the likes of the Virgin rubber burning firework?

    Premier Icon dirkpitt74
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    One rocket launch produces up to 300 tons of carbon dioxide into the upper atmosphere where it can remain for years.

    Don’t think that’s true for Blue Origin though as it uses Hydrogen & Oxygen mix so only* produces water vapour – although this forms clouds in the upper atmosphere and contributes to climate change/global warming.

    Where as Bransons ‘Rocket plane’ uses solid fuel which it just like burning a bunch of old tyres in terms of pollution etc…..

    The 300 tons is more like the standard rocket launches of NASA/Space-X/Russia/China etc.

    *There are a few other biproducts of combustion but not huge amounts.

    Premier Icon fazzini
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    He’s past his Amazon Prime.

    Worthy of recognition

    Premier Icon P-Jay
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    I fully understand the carbon cost, and how the idea of firing dickheads into space at $500k a pop whilst people starve is pretty stupid…

    But if I was offered a seat, I’d take it without a moments hesitation. If I was 90 and wealthy, I’d be even more up for it.

    Premier Icon sharkbait
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    The I want to know what we need to do to save the earth comment was annoying.

    Premier Icon dirkpitt74
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    Perhaps he’s expecting to see a fleet of Klingon Birds of Prey waiting just out of camera shot to attack the earth……

    Premier Icon davros
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    Is he taking his bassoon up there?

    Premier Icon dirkpitt74
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    @twinw4ll

    I think they should put a fair few celebrities into space with a
    limited fuel oxygen supply.

    Fixed that for you ^^^

    Premier Icon kelvin
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    in red proper shitting ’emselves

    uniforms

    Premier Icon chipps
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    Is that your work, Kelvin? Genius! 🙂

    Premier Icon scuttler
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    Mint @kelvin

    Premier Icon chakaping
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    Please, please, please tell me some media outlet has used the headline “Shatner to oldly go…”?

    Premier Icon thols2
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    Premier Icon kelvin
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    Is that your work, Kelvin?

    Absolutely not! Click the photo to go to the Newsthump source.

    Premier Icon RustySpanner
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    The first wig in space?

    That’s some going……

    Premier Icon mrmonkfinger
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    Corset is.

    Premier Icon dirkpitt74
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    It’s live HERE if anyone is interested……

    Premier Icon dyna-ti
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    Well done to him, given he’s 90 yr old. Hell, he looks better than me, and I dont see myself getting to such a ripe old age 😆

    Maybe it’s all that cycling he does.

    Premier Icon Daffy
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    Shatner was famous for being fastidious about his health…at one time.

    Premier Icon mashr
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    Bless, Bezos is back in his costume even though he’s not going anywhere

    Premier Icon the-muffin-man
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    Remarkable how casual it all is – I’ve seen more fuss when spotty teenagers are getting you ready for a zip-wire ride!

    Premier Icon Ro5ey
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    Enterpiece ?

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