‘Star Trek’ Actors Contribute to U.K. Parliament Debate

Jan 15, 2016 at 11:29 am |

Space: The Final Frontier

Though art typically imitates life, this new story is an example of life taking its lessons from fiction.

As the British Parliament discussed space policy on January 14, one Member of Parliament went to the experts for further information on the subject. The experts in this case? Star Trek cast members, of course.

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Actor William Shatner sent a message to be read out by U.K. politicians during a parliamentary debate on space exploration, and the result was a rare mix between reality and popular culture. But Shatner wasn’t the only Star Trek cast member to have his voice heard.

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