Blue Origin

Blue Origin's NS-18 is the second crewed New Shepard flight, carrying 4 paying customers. Blue Origin currently launches its New Shepard sub-orbital vehicle from its West Texas launch site. The crew are Glen de Vries, an American Non-Astronaut Passenger. Glen de Vries is the co-founder and co-CEO of Medidata. Chris Boshuizen, an American Non-Astronaut Passenger. Chris Boshuizen is partner at investment firm DCVC, and Planet co-founder. William Shatner, a Canadian Non-Astronaut Passenger. William Shatner OC is a Canadian actor, author, producer, director, screenwriter, and singer. In his seven decades of acting, he became a cultural icon for his portrayal of Captain James T. Kirk of the USS Enterprise in the Star Trek franchise. Audrey Powers, an American Non-Astronaut Passenger. Audrey Powers is the Vice President of Legal and Compliance for Blue Origin. Ms. Powers received a Bachelor's degree in Aeronautical and Astronautical engineering from Purdue University and worked as an engineer for almost 10 years prior to becoming a lawyer.