Part of her remains will travel up to 186 million miles aboard a rocket named Vulcan. Nichols broke racial barriers and encouraged women to join NASA.
Nichols was so special to Takei that he asked her to be in his wedding party when he married longtime partner Brad Altman in 2008.
George Takei discusses his thoughts on black actors fighting Hollywood’s diversity problems.
Saldana, who took over the "Star Trek" role Nichols made famous, said the late actor "blazed a trail" for women of color.
Comedian Ashley Nicole Black tweeted a clip in which she explained how the “Star Trek” star used her fame “to make the world a better place.”
The actor made history for her role as Nyota Uhura in “Star Trek: The Original Series."
“You’ve got to be kidding me,” fruit stand owner Gary Tognetti thought when he saw who owned it.
He was beloved by sci-fi fans for his roles in “Time Bandits,” “Tron,” “Planet of the Apes,” and the “Star Trek” franchise, where he made several appearances in different roles.
He also revealed which fandom was the most inclusive.
Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams is on the scene to help save the cosmos in the Season 4 finale.