Nichelle Nichols Releases Single For 47th Anniversary of Apollo 11

Nichelle Nichols was a singer long before she was known as the Chief Communications Officer of the Starship Enterprise.  She toured the United States, Canada and Europe as a singer with the Duke Ellington and Lionel Hampton bands, and appeared in numerous stage musicals including Carmen Jones and Porgy and Bess. She has released 2 albums previously, one during the initial run of Star Trek titled Down to Earth, and…

Thank You Nichelle Nichols

At the age of 82, the diversely talented Nichelle Nichols (actress, singer, and dancer) joins a special NASA flight on September 15. While not becoming an astronaut, or flying into space, Ms. Nichols will be one of the “non-essential personnel” aboard SOFIA (Stratospheric Observatory For Infrared Astronomy). This modified Boeing 747SP aircraft with a 100 inch telescope will spend several hours observing the Universe. What that means is that the…

Nichelle Nichols is Okay After Stroke

“I’m as wild and wooly as I’ve ever been.”  She said in an exclusive interview with ET.  She also added that she’s lost no mobility due to the stroke and feels the best she has in a long time. From her official FB Page: “Hello everybody. I just wanted to take a minute to thank you personally for all of your love and support over the last two weeks. Please…

Communications holding Captain.

On Nichelle Nicole’s Facebook page it was announced that she had suffered a stroke last night. At this time they say that they are running tests. We hope for a quick recovery to this great lady.