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Robert Pearlman
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posted 06-25-2009 09:21 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
When astronaut Peggy Whitson became NASA's first Science Officer during her first tour of duty aboard the International Space Station in 2002, Star Trek artist Mike Okuda thought it was only natural to give her a pair of pointy ears and from there a series of re-touched ISS crew member photos began.

It seems as though the ISS Expedition 21 crew, who begins service aboard the station in October, took the idea and ran with it for their official NASA crew poster...

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Robert Pearlman
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posted 06-25-2009 10:00 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Of course, they aren't the first crew to don the uniform:


STS-54 crew. Credit: SpaceFacts.de


STS-90 crew. Credit: SpaceFacts.de

(And of course, astronauts have jointed Starfleet, too.)

Hart Sastrowardoyo
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posted 06-25-2009 10:45 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Hart Sastrowardoyo   Click Here to Email Hart Sastrowardoyo     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Can't forget about Mae Jemison, either, who played a transporter operator.

And, in a reverse, there's this:

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posted 06-26-2009 12:01 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Bernasconi   Click Here to Email Bernasconi     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
We did a little of that here at the Museum recently too! Our "crew" was Armstrong, Bean, Cernan and Cunningham.

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