"Star Trek" actor William Shatner became the oldest person to go to space when he lifted off Wednesday morning on Blue Origin's second crewed flight. Shatner, 90, was part of a four-person crew who rode inside Blue Origin's New Shepard capsule and experienced a few minutes of weightlessness in suborbital space before coming back down to Earth.

Bruce writes in Publisher's Notebook that he was an original "Trekkie" growing up in Rittman and that the visionary show helped shape his outlook on the universe and man's place in it.

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