Chris Hadfield tweets William Shatner from space
As if the power of Twitter wasn't cool enough... William Shatner, who played Captain Kirk on Star Trek, tweeted to Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, who has been tweeting from space. Is it the best response ever?
- — William Shatner (@WilliamShatner)Fri, Jan 04 2013 08:24:50
- The Twitterverse responded to their online exchange with, to put it mildly, excitement.
- — Bryan VanGelder (@bryanvangelder)Fri, Jan 04 2013 10:33:34THE ENTIRE INTERNET HAS BEEN WON. William Shatner tweets the International Space Station.... http://bit.ly/WbOVGw
- Space and Star Trek fans, rejoice!
- — Jason Major (@JPMajor)Thu, Jan 03 2013 13:37:32Looks like @WilliamShatner has opened a hailing frequency to the #ISS and @Cmdr_Hadfield answered! #cool http://www.trekcore.com/audio/toscomputer/tos_intercom_whistle.mp3 …com/audio/toscomputer/tos_intercom_whistle.mp3
- — William Wolfe-Wylie (@wolfewylie)Thu, Jan 03 2013 13:45:53Nerdiest thing of the day. Shatner tweets at Hadfield. Hadfield tweets back. Star Trek nerds explode. http://ow.ly/gwuyh
- — VeroniqueVerthuy (@VeroniqueCBV)Fri, Jan 04 2013 10:18:42
- Shatner also had a brief talk with the official Canadian Space Agency Twitter account -- captured in these retweets -- after the CSA responded to his original tweet asking if Hadfield was tweeting from space.
- — William Shatner (@WilliamShatner)Thu, Jan 03 2013 11:22:17
- "MBB" stands for "My best, Bill," which Shatner often uses to sign off his tweets.
- — William Shatner (@WilliamShatner)Thu, Jan 03 2013 16:15:50
- Stay tuned, fans!
- And for those wondering how Canada is looking from space, look no further.Starting with the Golden Horseshoe:
- St. John:
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