Aboard a rocket called volcanoa symbolic part star trek Legend Nicole Nichols‘ Ash (donated by her son Kyle Johnston) will be sent into space as part of a space journey that will honor many star trek fixtures. Gene Roddenberry and his wife Majel Barrett Roddenberry, James “Scotty” Doohan and VFX pioneer Douglass Trumbull will also be featured on the Celestis flight.
There is also a memorial on Heaven’s website for all fans who want to celebrate and pay tribute to Nichols life star trek staras well as an opportunity for Send writing, music, photos, scripts and any other form of media. (Fanfic writers, I’m looking at you representing her!) According to the press release, “all names and messages will be digitized and sent on her journey with her” using “Celestis Mindfile”, which is appropriate star trek Surname.
Nichols played the famous Nyota Uhura star trek, and contributed to good on TV and in the real world. As an activist and icon, she worked with NASA to promote more diversity in the STEM fields and used her position to advance representation and civil society broadly. Nichols died on July 30, 2022.
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