Here's Barack Obama flashing the Vulcan salute with the original Lieutenant Uhura

When actress Nichelle Nichols stopped by the White House in February, she managed to score the ultimate photo op — the Commander-in-Chief brandishing Mr. Spock's iconic salute. Serving as the Enterprise's chief communications officer definitely opens doors. Nichols also stopped by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center while in the neighborhood.

Related: Maybe the most magical earthbound photo in the NASA archives, from the space shuttle Enterprise's rollout ceremony in 1976. So many fly outfits!


[Via Trek Movie]

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