Woman in Motion 

Nichelle Nichols' daunting task to launch a national blitz for NASA, recruiting 8,000 of the nation's best and brightest, including the trailblazing astronauts who became the first African American, Asian and Latino men and women to fly in space.

Director:

Todd Thompson

Writers:

Benjamin Crump, Tim Franta (story) | 4 more credits »

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Updated: 17 April 2019
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Cast

Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Michael Dorn ... Himself
Vivica A. Fox ... Herself
George Takei ... Himself
Nichelle Nichols ... Herself
Lynn Whitfield ... Herself
Walter Koenig ... Himself
Neil deGrasse Tyson ... Himself
Ashley Eckstein ... Herself
Pharrell Williams ... Himself
Jeremy Bulloch ... Himself
Reginald Hudlin ... Himself
Al Sharpton ... Himself
Joel Harlow ... Himself
Rod Roddenberry ... Himself
D.C. Fontana D.C. Fontana ... Herself
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In 1977, with just four months left, NASA struggled to recruit scientists, engineers and astronauts for their new Space Shuttle Program. That is when Nichelle Nichols, Star Trek's Lt. Uhura, challenged NASA by asking the question: "Where are my people?". Written by Stars North

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USA

Language:

English

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