OTD in Space - Oct. 22: Gene Roddenberry’s Ashes Launch into Space
On October 22, 1992, the space shuttle Columbia launched into space with the ashes of Gene Roddenberry, the creator of “Star Trek.” [‘On This Day in Space’ Video Series on Space.com](https://www.space.com/39251-on-this-day-in-space.html) During mission STS-52, NASA astronaut and shuttle commander J…

Ziemlich cool und schon so lange her. Damals war is 12 und wusste nicht mal, dass Star Trek existiert. Krass auch, dass sie NASA erst 2 Jahre spaeter veroeffentlichte, dass sie die Asche von Gene Roddenberry mit ins All genommen haben.

Yesterday, on October 22, 1992, the space shuttle Columbia launched the ashes of Gene Roddenberry into space. He was the creator of "Star Trek." How many people do you recognize in this photo? Source: https://t.co/vVRxtUvq14 pic.twitter.com/kJtBjfYM24
— Cliff Pickover (@pickover) October 23, 2020