In an interview with Newsweek, the "Star Trek" star reflects on his journey to the edge of space aboard the New Shepard rocket operated by Jeff Bezos' company.
Other celebrities, including Angelina Jolie, Leonardo DiCaprio and James Cameron, have reportedly all purchased tickets to fly on upcoming space flights.
"I want to go to space," the 'Good Morning America' co-host said. "I think being there at the first launch, it really was mind-blowing."
The FAA told WCBS-TV that the plane was a single-engine Cessna 172 and crashed at around 4 p.m. near Lake Kemah in New Jersey.
The man who played Captain James T. Kirk was moved to tears following his flight in Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket.
Recently, Takei called Shatner a "guinea pig" for his journey on Jeff Bezo's Blue Origin capsule into space.
The Star Trek cast members have exchanged attacks over Shatner's trip into space at the age of 90.
An interview with Prince William hitting out at space tourism was published one day after William Shatner made history as the oldest person to travel to space.
The "Star Trek" actor was unmoved by Richard Branson's offer of a ride into space back in 2011.
Star Trek legend William Shatner described the space launch as "the most profound experience."
This will mark Blue Origin's second rocket launch into space and would make 90-year-old William Shatner the oldest person to make the journey.
"I hope William Shatner doesn't have unrealistic expectations of what space is like," Stephen Colbert tweeted alongside a photo of Shatner kissing a green alien woman in "Star Trek."
"To me, Shatner's presence serves as a reminder of how unlike the aspirational Federation we are today," Alexandra Abrams said of the actor's space flight.
"I don't want to be known as the oldest guy who went to space—I'm bloody Captain Kirk, for God's sake," Shatner told a crowd at New York Comic-Con.
"He can do it. He's very intelligent. He's very motivated," William Shatner said of his fellow "Star Trek" alum to Newsweek.
"I was able to pet a shark and look at these giant sharks and have the experience of a lifetime," says Shatner of his Shark Week 2021 experience.
The Star Trek star has been criticized for his new show appearing on Kremlin-funded RT America.
Eleven letters written by the Captain Kirk actor will be auctioned.
The "Star Trek" actor sees hope with Harrison Ford's return, despite his old age.