Nichelle Nichols, the actress who portrayed Lt. Uhura on the 1960s televesion 

Nichelle Nichols, the actress who portrayed Lt. Uhura on the 1960s televesion series "Star Trek," speaks after the Space Shuttle Endeavour lands aboard a NASA Boeing 747, at the conclusion of its last flight at Los Angeles International Airport Friday, Sept. 21, 2012.  In a few weeks Endeavour will be towed through city streets to its new home at the California Science Center in downtown Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
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Nichelle Nichols, the actress who portrayed Lt. Uhura on the 1960s televesion series "Star Trek," speaks after the Space Shuttle Endeavour lands aboard a NASA Boeing 747, at the conclusion of its last flight at Los Angeles International Airport Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. In a few weeks Endeavour will be towed through city streets to its new home at the California Science Center in downtown Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
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