The ashes of ‘Star Trek’ star Nickel Nichols will be released into space.
The late actress, Nickel, who died in July at the age of 89, will be flown into space on Enterprise Flight’s Vulcan rocket later this year as Lieutenant Nyota Uhura in the ’60s sci-fi series. to be respected for his iconic role, which also starred William. Shatner and Leonard Nimoy report, aceshowbiz.com.
Kyle Johnson, Nickel Nichols’s son, who will incorporate his DNA on the mission, which will depart from Cape Canaveral, Florida, to be with his mother, said of the mission, “My only regret is that I stand by my mother in this situation.” Can’t share the eternal tribute. The projection.”
“I know she will be deeply honored for this unique experience and to all our fans to enthusiastically launch her thoughts, affection, memories, successes, dreams and aspirations inspired by (Nickel Nichols-) via email. Will encourage you to join him on this flight!”
The news of his death was announced by Kyle Johnson and the officer.star trek‘ Twitter account, which posted: “We are deeply saddened to report the passing of Nickel Nichols – a trailblazer, an inspiration, and more. He will be greatly missed.”
Nickel Nichols’ career had a profound effect on many other Black stars, such as Whoopi Goldberg, who dubbed the actress a ‘trailblazer’ and starred in the 80s version of the same series.
The 66-year-old comic said: “Nickel Nichols was a trailblazer, a heroine and an extraordinary woman – someone who inspired millions and millions of people, but who inspired me as I explained that when I got to take my gig in ‘Star’ Gone was Trek’ that Nickel was the first black man I’d ever seen who made it to the future.
“She was the head of communications. And this show and this woman was the beacon who said, ‘Yeah, we’ll be there.’ And it made me feel like it was a wonderful thing. She helped inspire other women to go to space. She was extraordinary and I was lucky enough to spend time with her over the years. She was my friend. She will be missed.”