Nichelle Nichols talks to a group of students at NASA Mission Control in 1977 and visits the Lewis Research center that same year.
In the mid-1970s, Nichols has given a speech that criticized NASA for not selecting women and people of color as astronaut candidates. The agency’s response was to hire her to find and recruit talented minorities and women, and she did exactly that. In her tenure as a recruiter, she helped the agency bring five women, three African American men and an Asian American male on board.
YOU WON’T BE ALONE LONG » a mix for shepard
01. “elemental” - willow beats // 02. “where i end and you begin (the sky is falling in)” - radiohead // 03. “no widows” - the antlers // 04. “ocean of noise” - arcade fire // 05. “kveikur” - sigur rós //06. “count of casualty” - patrick wolf // 07. “woman king” - iron & wine // 08. “pluto” - björk // 09.“a realization of the ear” - the receiving end of sirens
There was only one man in the room, perhaps on the planet, to whom
Kirk would have deferred, and that man was seated next to him.
He glanced questioningly at Pike.
With a diffident wave of one hand, Pike peremptorily gave his
protégé permission to bury himself.