September 27, 2015

Actress Nichelle Nichols recently flew on board NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, SOFIA, the world's largest airborne observatory. Ms. Nichols has been collaborating with NASA for years, actively recruiting into the astronaut corps and into STEM careers. During her flight, Ms. Nichols recorded this short message highlighting the important research NASA is doing to further humankind's exploration of the solar system and beyond.