NASA Administrator Remembers Leonard Nimoy

NASA Administrator Remembers Leonard Nimoy

NASA Administrator Remembers Leonard Nimoy


NASA

RELEASE 15-029

February 27, 2015

The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on the passing of Leonard Nimoy:

“Leonard Nimoy was an inspiration to multiple generations of engineers, scientists, astronauts, and other space explorers. As Mr. Spock, he made science and technology important to the story, while never failing to show, by example, that it is the people around us who matter most.

“NASA was fortunate to have him as a friend and a colleague. He was much more than the Science Officer for the USS Enterprise. Leonard was a talented actor, director, philanthropist, and a gracious man dedicated to art in many forms.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends, and the legions of Star Trek fans around the world.”

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Statement from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on the passing of Leonard Nimoy.


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