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March 4, 1977: Star Trek’s Nichelle Nichols with Apollo 12 moonwalker Alan Bean at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Texas.

March 4, 1977: Star Trek’s Nichelle Nichols with Apollo 12 moonwalker Alan Bean at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Texas.

March 4, 1977: Star Trek’s Nichelle Nichols in a shuttle simulator at NASA’s Johnson Space Center.

Star Trek’s Nichelle Nichols in a shuttle simulator at NASA’s Johnson Space Center, March 4, 1977.

Star Trek’s Nichelle Nichols with Apollo 12 moonwalker Alan Bean at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Texas, March 4, 1977.

Star Trek’s Nichelle Nichols in a shuttle simulator at NASA’s Johnson Space Center, March 4, 1977.

Star Trek’s Nichelle Nichols with Apollo 12 moonwalker Alan Bean at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Texas, March 4, 1977.

“Tell me how your planet Vulcan looks on a lazy evening when the moon is full.“

Star Trek’s Nichelle Nichols in a shuttle simulator at NASA’s Johnson Space Center, March 4, 1977.

September 17, 1976 – Icons of Star Trek gather for the rollout of the Space Shuttle Enterprise in Palmdale, California. From left to right: NASA Administrator Dr. James D. Fletcher, DeForest Kelley, George Takei, James Doohan, Nichelle Nichols, Leonard Nimoy, series creator Gene Roddenberry, Florida congressman Don Fuqua, and Walter Koenig. (It makes all too much sense that Shatner wasn’t there.)