Sir Patrick, 78, was renowned for his role the Star Trek: The Next Generation, and has not played a part in a Star Trek production since 2002's 'Star Trek: Nemesis'.
The crews will travel to the International Space Station aboard two commercial spacecraft that Boeing and SpaceX plan to send into the stratosphere sometime during the coming year.
Q+A's Corin Dann spoke to Rocket Lab founder and CEO Peter Beck about the company's latest venture.
In what looks to be a protest against the social media mega-site, Musk nonchalently axed the verified pages of his two biggest companies - each with 2.6 million likes on the clock.
University of Canterbury Professor David Wiltshire has paid tribute to the renowned physicist who died yesterday.