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2014-03-27 12:25:22

MIAMI BEACH, FL, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Cre8tive Works, Inc. ("Cre8tive") (OTCPINK:FILM) announces that legendary actress Nichelle Nichols has joined the cast of the independent film "Behind Glass Walls". Nichelle Nichols, known for her role as Nyota Uhura in the "Star Trek" television series as well as starring in many of the "Star Trek" movies, has joined the cast of "Behind Glass Walls" taking on the role of Nadine. Ms. Nichols was originally discovered by Duke Ellington...

2012-08-05 23:44:21

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Everyone is on pins and needles waiting for the Mars Space Laboratory Mission's Curiosity Rover to touch down later tonight, but the stars are already out. NASA hosted a social at Jet Propulsion Labs (JPL) that has been ongoing since Friday. Scientists, space experts, astronauts, 25 specially selected social media fans and some very well known celebrities have all attended. Tonight, will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas, joined by...

2011-01-13 09:00:00

An Intimate Look at Trailblazers in New and Encore Programming Before and During Black History Month 2011 ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This season PBS celebrates True Originals -- innovators, artists, scientists, political leaders and ordinary citizens who dared to advance, challenge, improve, invent and explore. This February is no exception. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110113/DC29484) (Logo:...

2009-01-05 08:05:00

About 300 people, some in Star Trek costumes, attended the Los Angeles funeral of Majel Barrett Roddenberry on Sunday, E! News reported. The woman known as the First Lady of Star Trek died Dec. 18, reportedly from leukemia, at the age of 76. She was married to late Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry from 1969 until he died in 1991 at the age of 70. She played Nurse Christina Chapel on the original Star Trek TV series and also lent her voice to the USS Enterprise's computer in various other...

2008-06-22 03:00:15

Two members of the original Star Trek cast are featured in a micro-budget movie shot mostly in upstate New York and now available online. Nichelle Nichols and Walter Koenig played Lt. Uhura and Ensign Chekov in the original TV series and went on to do six big-budget movies. Now, more than 30 years after they first joined the crew of the Enterprise, they are in Star Trek: Of Gods and Men, the New York Daily News reported. Koenig last played Chekov in 1994 in Star Trek: Generations, a movie...

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Mae Jemison
2012-10-22 10:57:36

Mae Jemison is an American physician, NASA astronaut, and was the first black woman to travel to space. She was born Mae Carol Jemison on October 17, 1956 in Decatur, Alabama. Her family moved to Chicago, Illinois when she was younger, and she assumed that spaceflight would become a common travel for civilians by the time she was an adult. She was inspired by Martin Luther King Jr. and Nichelle Nichols. She graduated from Morgan Park High School in 1973 at age sixteen. She immediately entered...

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