Going to area in actual life is bringing out a whole lot of emotions for Captain Kirk.
“Star Trek” icon William Shatner is extraordinarily excited — but additionally very scared — to change into the oldest man launched into area, the 90-year-old revealed to followers throughout a delightfully rambling New York Comic Con panel Thursday evening.
The Shat strutted onto a moderator-less stage and took a seat earlier than launching right into a story a couple of good buddy who has been stealing from him for 30 years, SyFy Wire reported. The Captain Kirk actor then started pontificating on the fantastic thing about the unknown — “You’ve gotta be dazzled by everything. Trees! They keep discovering things.” — and his new spoken-word album “Bill,” asking the viewers to “just stay with me” earlier than speaking about his upcoming area mission.
“I’m going up in space,” he advised listeners to applause, earlier than as soon as once more discussing how awestruck he’s at magnificence, typically. “Everything is magical, what kind of a world?” he requested. “We’ve got to focus on that, the end is coming, I’ll be gone. Take care of it!”
Then, with none transition, he returned to the subject of his Oct. 12 voyage to the ultimate frontier in Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin New Shepard NS-18.
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“I’m going up. I’m scared. Captain Kirk going … where? Where am I going?” he requested the group.
“SPACE!” an viewers member screamed.
“I don’t want to be known as the oldest guy in … I’m bloody Captain Kirk!” the actor continued. “I’m Captain Kirk and I’m terrified. I’m not really terrified. Yes, I am. It comes and goes.”
Besides feeling worry, he is also experiencing nice anticipation for the second he smushes his face towards the window. He has been training “little speeches” in preparation for the second, he famous.
He closed with a quick outburst on how we’re treating the planet.
“We’re vomiting and puking on [the Earth], and s—ting on it. We’ve got to stop folks, we’ve really got to stop,” earlier than providing his closing line: “I really am scared.”