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#CometLanding: Captain Kirk Wishes ESA And Rosetta Well

12/11/2014 11:36 GMT | Updated 12/11/2014 11:59 GMT

Clearly everyone is hoping that the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft and Philae lander will successfully make it to the surface of Comet 67P later today.

And that 'everyone' includes Captain Kirk.

'Star Trek' actor William Shatner sent this message to give a boost to the scientists working on the mission ahead of its expected landing at 4pm on Wednesday.

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