Not only does Beyonce “run the world” … but it looks like she (kinda sorta) runs space too!

After a snippet of her single “Run the World (Girls)” introduced her, the Pop star greeted astronauts aboard the Atlantis space shuttle Saturday morning (Jul 16) in a pre-recorded message. Beyonce, who was born and raised in Houston, Texas (home to Nasa’s main flight headquarters), delivered the message as a treat for NASA on the 9th day of the shuttle’s final mission.

Check it out below:

“Good morning Atlantis. This is Beyonce. Sandy, Chris, Doug, and Rex, you inspire all of us to dare to live our dreams. to know that we’re smart enough and strong enough to achieve this. This song is especially for my girl Sandy and all the women who’ve taken us to space with them, and the girls who are our future explorers.”

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