endless list of favourite movies/favourite team: star trek reboot (2009-)
The Captain, the Doctor, the Communication Officer, the Sciences Officer, The Engineer, the Pilot and the Ensign
“Space, the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Her five-year mission: to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no one has gone before.”
In many ways, John Glenn was James T. Kirk before James T. Kirk: a midwestern guy with a steady hand and steely eye who believed in doing what seemed impossible because that was his job. For America in the sixties, he was an icon for all the right reasons and unlike many of the country’s heroes, he walked the walk that he talked.
“When the new becomes commonplace, people become accustomed to it. That’s a tribute to our sense of adventure.”