The late Nichelle Nichols, who played Lieutenant Uhura in Star Trek: The Original Series, will reportedly have her ashes sent into space.
According to TMZ, the actor's ashes will be added to the United Launch Alliance's Vulcan Centaur rocket which is set to launch for the moon in December 2022. The rocket will also carry the remains of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry, as well as James Doohan, who played Scotty in The Original Series, and Majel Barrett Roddenberry, who played Nurse Chapel.
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