Optimus Prime Celebrates History of Human Exploration in NASA Ad

Voice of Peter Cullen perfectly suited to subject

Peter Cullen, the voice of Optimus Prime, narrates this two-minute NASA video, titled "We Are the Explorers," celebrating "humankind's inherent need to explore through the past, present and future," according to the space agency. Cullen's measured, confident tones are a perfect fit for the grand, questing nature of the subject matter, though I half expected the film to conclude with images of far-flung galaxies and Optimus Prime intoning, "Send this message to any surviving autobots taking refuge among the stars: We are here.

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