Colbert Does PSA for NASA

Article written: 2 Feb , 2012
Updated: 11 Jan , 2016
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In what might be the most unusual public service announcement for NASA, comedian Stephen Colbert uses his unique sense of humor to spread the word about the great things NASA is doing, especially on the International Space Station. But then, he WOULD support the ISS since NASA named an ISS treadmill after him when his name received the most entries in a contest to name Node 3. Since NASA doesn’t usually name anything after living people, they named the node Tranquility and then used their incredible acronym-creating abilities to come up with the “Combined Operational Load-Bearing External Resistance Treadmill” (COLBERT).

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3 Responses

  1. Kev Girard says

    I wish Stephen Colbert did more of those. He’d make a great announcer for NASA!

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    Anonymous says

    Stephen! Stephen! Stephen! Stephen! Stephen! Stephen!

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