Shatner describes space trip as 'most profound experience'

Shatner, at age 90, and his three crewmates took off aboard the white 60-foot-tall (18.3 meters-tall) New Shepard spacecraft at Blue Origin's launch site about 20 miles (32 km) outside the rural west Texas town of Van Horn.

The crew capsule returned to the Texas desert under parachutes.

Shatner, visibly in awe of the experience, said to fellow space traveler Jeff Bezos, "what you've given me is the most profound experience I can imagine."

"I hope I never recover from this," Shatner said.

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