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William Shatner tweets at astronaut, who replies from space

Jan. 4, 2013 at 11:55 AM ET

William Shatner as Captain James T. Kirk.
Paramount Pictures
William Shatner as Captain James T. Kirk.

It's the future "Star Trek" predicted. Here's Captain Kirk (OK, OK, William Shatner, who played him) sending a quick message to a man in space -- Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, who's on the International Space Station -- who then replies, from space, to confirm that he is in fact, in space.

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