PALMDALE, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: (FILE PHOTO) On Monday, October 24th Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry died 20 years ago. Please refer to the following profile on Getty Images Archival for further ... more 
PALMDALE, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: (FILE PHOTO) On Monday, October 24th Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry died 20 years ago. Please refer to the following profile on Getty Images Archival for further imagery. http://www.gettyimages.co.uk/Search/Search.aspx?EventId=103930412&EditorialProduct=Archival The space shuttle orbiter OV-101, aka 'Enterprise', is unveiled at the NASA/Rockwell International Space Division assembly plant at Palmdale, California, in the presence of the cast of hit tv show 'Star Trek', 17th September 1976. From left to right, NASA administrator Dr. James C. Fletcher, actors DeForest Kelley, George Takei, Nichelle Nichols, Leonard Nimoy, series creator Gene Roddenberry and actor Walter Koenig. (Photo by Space Frontiers/Getty Images) less 
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