The Day William Shatner Tweeted at an Astronaut (and the Astronaut Replied)

The Day William Shatner Tweeted at an Astronaut (and the Astronaut Replied)

Twitter exchange w WilliamShatnerThis makes me giddy…. The Atlantic shared this Twitter exchange between Star Trek legend, William Shatner, and a Canadian astronaut who is currently serving aboard the International Space Station.

On January 3, Shatner sent a tweet to Chris Hadfield, whose Twitter handle is @Cmdr_Hadfield:

@Cmdr_Hadfield Are you Tweeting from Space?Canadian astronaut, Chris Hadfield Twitter photo

Hadfield returned a tweet that same day:

@William Shatner Yes, Standard Orbit, Captain. And we’re detecting signs of life on the surface.

(Read more from the Atlantic)

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