View Full Version : Captain Kirk Hails the Space Station

2013-Feb-07, 05:10 PM
Ah, the nerdy joys of living in the 21st century! Chris Hadfield, an astronaut on board the International Space Station and William Shatner, who portrayed a someone in space, were able to talk to each other live. After Captain Kirk opened hailing frequencies, Hadfield replied using some Star Trek sound effects. Needless to say, when [...]

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2013-Feb-07, 05:44 PM
That was marvelous...thanks Fraser for posting that.

Shatner actually asked some insightful questions.

2013-Feb-07, 09:15 PM
What an inspiring conversation with quite inspirational answers to Shatner's questions by Chris Hadfield.

I particularly liked the Hadfield reply about people like him, getting the inspiration to do what he is doing by the stuff portrayed by Shatner and others in Sci/Fi movies and TV series.
The imputus to Imagine, think and be innovative to achieve the same results is part of being human, although only taken to the limit by a select few.
Fanatstic stuff!....and likewise, thanks for posting it.