William Shatner became the world’s oldest ever astronaut this week. The 90-year-old blasted into space aboard a Blue Origin rocket.
With a near 2.5 hour build-up to the launch, live webcast presenters Arianne Cornell and Jacki Cortese had plenty of airtime to fill.
So they showed us round the luxurious Astronaut Village in Texas.
The launch site, near Van Horn in Texas, is what we would call ‘laid-back desert chic’, full of space-age caravans, campfires and outdoor BBQs.
“The astronaut village itself is just 10 minutes away from the launch site, nestled in the beautiful valley of west Texas. It’s built around that fire pit, but each astronaut gets this pretty luxe Airstream,”
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