Captain William Shatner Goes To Space
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CNN - William Shatner's journey into space this morning is much bigger than tourism for the ultra-wealthy but a symbol of the power of the human imagination, Adam Frank, a professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Rochester, said today. Frank went onto suggest that Shatner, the actor best known for his portrayal of Captain James T. Kirk on "Star Trek," served as a symbol for humanity's extraterrestrial hopes and dreams. "Who is William Shatner?" Frank asked. "He's just an actor, but James T. Kirk, he is...a part of our imagination about a vibrant human future that includes space, so I think that's really the importance of James Kirk being in space today."
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