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‘Capt. Kirk’ Wakes Discovery Crew

March 8, 2011

William Shatner, the actor who played Captain James T. Kirk on the original Star Trek television series, provided a special message to the crew of space shuttle Discovery during the 3:23 a.m. EST wakeup call on Mon., Mar. 7. credit: NASA