William Shatner to blast into space on Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin rocket ship

Actor William Shatner promotes the "Star Trek" 40th Anniversary on the TV Land network at the Four Seasons hotel August 9, 2006 in Los Angeles, California.
Actor William Shatner promotes the "Star Trek" 40th Anniversary on the TV Land network at the Four Seasons hotel August 9, 2006 in Los Angeles, California. Photo credit Frazer Harrison/Getty Images
By , KCBS Radio

Captain James T. Kirk is finally beaming up.

More accurately, the actor who plays him – William Shatner – is heading to "the final frontier" on Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin rocket ship, TMZ has learned.

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