Star Trek actor William Shatner calls astronaut in space

A Canadian astronaut, known for tweeting images of Earth from orbit has been speaking to William Shatner, from space.

Chris Hadfield attracted the attention of the Star Trek actor, and many other Twitter followers, as he tweeted pictures of the Australian wildfires and New Orleans during the Super Bowl.

Shatner tweeted Hadfield, "Are you tweeting from space?", with former astronaut Buzz Aldrin taking part in the discussion.

In the chat, Shatner said: "It's such a pleasure to talk to you. I'm so moved to be able to speak to you."

Read: Canadian astronaut tweets William Shatner from Space

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