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Hear Optimus Prime Tell Us About Our Next Space Telescope

Some days, it feels like it can be difficult to get people excited about space exploration. It's space! It's the universe! Get excited already! Which is why NASA, being the lovable nerds that they are, have decided to use Peter Cullen, AKA the voice of Optimus Prime, to get you pumped about the Hubble's successor.

So sit back, relax, and listen as the sultry voice of Peter Cullen shows how the James Webb Space Telescope will transform and roll out...for science!


via NASA

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Speaking as one of the two "Lovable Nerds" who put this video together... Thanks! and yes, we are.