Ooooh.... Aaaahh... zzzz....
NASA needs a new spokesperson.
Here's a hint - if you have to resort to the following as a way to make the manned space program seem interesting:
"Two vehicles weighing 230,000 pounds going 17,500 mph, it's tough stuff,"
- Mission Management Team leader John Shannon
you're trying too hard.
Two words: relative velocity.
Unless you consider driving a car down the street whilst hurtling through the milky way galaxy "tough stuff".