WATCH: Leonard Nimoy Explains NASA’s Mission to Asteroid Belt

WATCH: Leonard Nimoy Explain NASA's Mission to Asteroid Belt

In a new video, Star Trek‘s Leonard Nimoy explains NASA’s Dawn Mission, which launched a spacecraft in 2007 destined for the asteroid belt. The hope of the mission is to collect data which could possibly explain how the planets formed during the origin of the solar system.

Check out the video below.

Video description:

Have you ever seen a meteorite streaking across the sky? If so, you may very well have seen part of the asteroid, Vesta! Narrated by Leonard Nemoy, this fascinating video gives you a glimpse into NASA Dawn mission’s journey to Vesta & Ceres and its hope to unveil clues as to what was going on at the very beginning of our solar system’s formation!

via Open Culture