Monday, April 30, 2007

Scotty's remains in space

By Steve Shoup

TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, New Mexico (Reuters) - "Actor James Doohan, who played the starship Enterprise's chief engineer Scotty on "Star Trek," finally made it to space on Saturday as a rocket with some of his ashes was launched in New Mexico.

Remains of the Canadian-born actor, who died two years ago at the age of 85, hurtled to the edge of space aboard a telephone pole-size rocket that blasted off from a desert launching grounds near Truth or Consequences."

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