A young black girl decided to not bleach her skin after seeing the success of Lupita Nyong’o.
Lupita Nyong’o was inspired to be an actress after seeing Oprah Winfrey and Whoopi Goldberg in The Color Purple.
Whoopi Goldberg realized she could BE an actress after seeing Nichelle Nichols in Star Trek
Voyager Week 6/7
Jackie Parker was Flight controller at NASA at 18. She didn’t stay there, she went on the become the first woman to attend the US Air force Test Pilot School as a pilot. As a matter of fact, she had learned to fly, before she could drive. She resigned the air force in 1996 and has been working in computer Hardware ever since.
On March 6th, 1992,
2122 years ago, Special Agent Dana Scully walked into the cluttered basement office of one Special Agent Fox Mulder on an assignment to debunk his work on The X-Files. That is the day history was made and lives were changed. Thank you for all the laughter and tears.
Gene Roddenberry’s intent to reduce the visual impact of the weapons reached its extreme with [the] first-season phaser, nicknamed ‘the cricket’. Though it fit with Roddenberry’s vision of the future’s immensely powerful technology, it was so small it was almost impossible to see on a television screen when an actor held it. It was only used a few times, then retired.
The final, ‘non-weapon’ look of the phaser became affectionately known as ‘the dustbuster,’ and continued to evolve over the run of the series.
Source: Star Trek The Next Generation: The Continuing Mission [Judith and Garfield Reeves-Stevens] 1997
Illustrations by Robert Blackman, photographs by Robbie Robinson.
Jurgen Maelfeyt, The Swing from APE (art paper editions)
You mean these AREN’T TOS planets seen from the Enterprise viewer?
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