Nichelle Nichols with real NASA astronaut Mae Jemison on the set of STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION – 1993

"Second Chances" 1993

Mae Jemison was the first African American woman to travel in space aboard the ENDEAVOUR on September 12, 1992. 
She has cited Nichols’ role of Lieutenant Uhura as her inspiration for wanting to become an astronaut.

Source: legendsrevealed.com

Nichelle Nichols with real NASA astronaut Mae Jemison on the set of STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION – 1993

"Second Chances" 1993

Mae Jemison was the first African American woman to travel in space aboard the ENDEAVOUR on September 12, 1992.

She has cited Nichols’ role of Lieutenant Uhura as her inspiration for wanting to become an astronaut.

Source: legendsrevealed.com