The "Star Trek: The Original Series" alum will be among the first non-essential personnel to experience NASA's newest telescope, SOFIA.
The actress, known for her role as Lt. Uhura in 'Star Trek: The Original Series,' had a mild stroke in her L.A. home.
This week we boldly go back to 1968 to discover whether the famed "first interracial kiss on American network television" was originally supposed to be between Star Trek's Uhura and Spock.
In this week's "TV Legends Revealed," Brian Cronin explores whether civil-rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. convinced actress Nichelle Nichols to remain on Star Trek following the first season.
President Obama's recent "Jedi mind meld" flub, and his humorous attempt to correct it, reminds us that from the White House to the Pentagon to Buckingham Palace, nerds hold the seats of power and influence.
Star Trek's original Uhuru Nichelle Nichols tweeted a photo of herself and President Obama doing Spock's "Live long and prosper" salute.