November 29, 2012
Shatner Gives Shout Out to NASA Spinoffs
Actor William Shatner, who portrayed “Star Trek’s” Captain James Kirk on TV and in film, hosts a video highlighting how NASA’s outstanding accomplishments in space are used to improve life on Earth. June Lockhart and Wil Wheaton, who also gained celebrity portraying space explorers, also host videos about how much of the technology we rely on daily was developed by NASA for space exploration and then adapted or enhanced for use here on Earth. This includes many technologies used in schools, homes, cars, computers and American industry.