NASA & Star Trek

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Screen Shot 2016-09-02 at 8.46.21 PMSpace: the final frontier.
These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise.
Its five-year mission:
to explore strange new worlds,
to seek out new life and new civilizations,
to boldly go where no man one has gone before.

Almost from day one, when Star Trek premiered on September 8, 1966, there was this unique relationship with NASA.  Nichelle Nichols even helped recruit the original female astronauts.  During various launches, you never knew who was going to show up at the press site.  There is a wonderful article, put out by NASA, about that relationship.

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