June 19 2024


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ISS Astronaut May Join Trek Fan Film

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International Space Station astronaut Samantha Cristoferetti may be joining the cast of Star Trek: Axanar.

Cristoferetti was the European Space Agency astronaut who wore a Trek uniform on the ISS.

“As long as we can work out her schedule (as she will have to fly back from Europe), [she] would love to have a role in Axanar,” said Alec Peters on Axanar‘s blog. “There are a few US astronauts who have appeared in Star Trek, most notably, Mae Jamison. But Samantha will be the first European astronaut to appear on Star Trek. We are awaiting clearances from NASA and the ESA. Stay tuned…”

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2 thoughts on “ISS Astronaut May Join Trek Fan Film

  1. Awesome! People who think Star Trek is just another silly bit of entertainment occaissionally notice that exceptional individuals have found it truly inspiring. Good for her, and good for us. Thanks for being an astronaut and a fan, Samantha! You make the whole species look good, as well as the subsection of sci if fans you represent.

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