Ashes Of Late 'Star Trek' Actor Nichelle Nichols To Rocket Into Space

Star Trek actor Nicholls died last month in Silver City, New Mexico at the age of 89.

that some of her ashes and her DNA samples traveled up to 186 million miles

Vulcan rocket, named after another "Star Trek" character. announced.

Chafer said: "Now, our Enterprise Flight will be ridden by the person

who most fully embodied the Star Trek vision...

1968 The 2009 episode was the first interracial kiss on American television.

Nichols also inspired Mae Jemison to become an astronaut,