Captain Kirk heading to space.. for real!

Discussion in 'Star Trek - The Original & Animated Series' started by Khan 2.0, Sep 25, 2021.

  1. XCV666

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    He also didn't land with his spacecraft which also violated the FAI rules. Vostok Cosmonauts had to parachute away. Gagarin bailed at 7000ft, landed far away from his space craft in a farm, walked up to a the frightened family and delivered what may be one of the greatest lines in history:

    "Don’t be afraid, I am a Soviet citizen like you, who has descended from outer space and I must find a telephone!"
     
  2. Ghouleddie74

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    The footage we've been wanting to see.

     
  3. Pubert

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    Sweet. Its shorter than the first trips video
    I hope they release more. Shatner really soaked it all in. Kudos to him. He got to experience something special.
     
  4. STEPhon IT

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    It's Disneyland for everyone else but Shatner is taking every second of the experience. He's like a kid on his first flight on a plane, just staring out the window. Surreal.
     
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    Maybe it wasn’t Shatner in space....Kevin Pollak might have jumped into the capsule first :

     
  6. Pubert

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    Exactly. He had this sense of wonder and contemplation. It was really cool to see him that way.
     
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  9. Ghouleddie74

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    ok, this one got me.
     
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  11. Unicron

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    Does he still make love to mountains? :D

     
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  12. The Rock

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    I'm really surprised startrek.com hasn't mentioned ANYTHING about this on their website! You'd think they'd be all over it!
     
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  13. KennyBoo

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    This is pretty amazing........90 years old and complete childlike wonderment.......

    I love Kirk........never been a Shatner fan, but I'm very happy for him and loved his reactions.
     
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    Said the Bishop to the Actress.
     
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    Or Trek Today for that matter.
     
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  17. The Rock

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    Maybe they both *really* hate Jeff Bezos, haha.
     
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    For all the years of enjoyment Shatner gave us this is a fitting reward.

    When he first set out from Montreal as a young man and even as he played Kirk it’s safe to assume he never envisioned where he’d be now.
     
  19. The Rock

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    Shatner didn't just make love to the mountain way back then.......he also made love to space yesterday!
     
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  20. Coops

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    Anybody else feel emotional watching all this? It was a pity Bezos took a break from the circles of Hell to be there too but other than that it's been the best feel-good story in a long, long while.