Beam Me Up! William Shatner Tweets With Astronaut in Space
by Tariq Malik, SPACE.com Managing Editor
Date: 04 January 2013 Time: 10:15 AM ET
‘Star Trek’ star William Shatner poses with a 2-D image of
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield as part of a photo contest run by the
Canadian Space Agency to promote the spaceflyer’s upcoming mission.
CREDIT: Comicon de Montréal 2012
Shatner wrote to Canadian Space Agency astronaut Chris Hadfield, who posts Twitter updates as @Cmdr_Hadfield, Thursday (Jan. 3) using his own Twitter handle @WilliamShatner.
"@Cmdr_Hadfield Are you tweeting from space? MBB," Shatner wrote, signing off with his abbreviation of "My Best, Bill."
It did not take long for Hadfield, a mechanical engineer and retired colonel in the Canadian Armed Forces, to beam a reply down from the International Space Station.
"@WilliamShatner Yes, Standard Orbit, Captain. And we're detecting signs of life on the surface," the astronaut wrote.
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