Nichelle Nichols, Lieutenant Uhura from Star Trek, speaks at the GRAIL NASA tweetup

Nichelle Nichols, Lieutenant Uhura from Star Trek, speaks at the GRAIL NASA tweetup

September 10, 2011 at 2:03pm on NASA JPL Live 38,812 followers

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