NASA posthumously honors Star Trek creator

Gene RoddenberryAt a ceremony at the National Air & Space Museum in Washington, NASA presents Majel Barrett Roddenberry with the NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal honoring her late husband, Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry, who died in 1991. Roddenberry is lauded by NASA administrator Dan Goldin for “presenting the exploration of space as an exciting frontier” in both Star Trek and Star Trek: The Next Generation.