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NASA's comedic tribute

 Which comedian has a treadmill on NASA’s International Space Station named after him?

A. Bill Cosby
B. George Carlin
C. Chris Rock
D. Stephen Colbert

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Answer: D, Stephen Colbert

"...a treadmill engineers had called simply T-2 for more than two years is suddenly famous as the Combined Operational Load-Bearing External Resistance Treadmill, or COLBERT. NASA selected the treadmill's name after comedian and host Stephen Colbert of Comedy Central's 'The Colbert Report' took interest during the Node 3 naming census and urged his followers to post the name 'Colbert,' which received the most entries."

Source: NASA

Posted by FederalDaily Staff on Jun 02, 2016 at 8:35 PM

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