NASA Pays Tribute to Nichelle Nichols - Nasa daily picture for August 01 (2022)

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Nichelle Nichols (a.k.a. Lt. Uhura on Star Trek) seen on February 29, 2012. in the Building 8 Auditorium at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.

NASA celebrates the life of Nichelle Nichols, Star Trek actor, trailblazer, and role model, who symbolized to so many what was possible. She partnered with us to recruit some of the first women and minority astronauts, and inspired generations to reach for the stars.

In this photo from February 2012, Nichols was a featured guest speaker in the Building 8 auditorium at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. at a special event commemorating of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Read more: Nichelle Nichols Helped NASA Break Boundaries on Earth and in Space

Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center/Pat Izzo



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