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Astronaut Acknowledges Captain Kirk

Friday, January 4th, 2013

Someone on the crew of the International Space Station is a Star Trek fan.

Yesterday, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, flight engineer for Expedition 34, exchanged tweets with none other than James T. Kirk.

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Neil Armstrong’s Star Trek Wish

Friday, November 9th, 2012

Footage of the “Beam Me Up One Last Time Scotty” convention has been found by James Doohan‘s widow Wende, and in the video, which can now be seen online, Neil Armstrong speaks about his Star Trek wish.

The reclusive Armstrong wasn’t big on public appearances, but he came to the convention in 2004 to honor his “fellow engineer” Scotty who had just received his star on the Walk of Fame.

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