An astronaut who is beloved himself sent a tribute to the late Leonard Nimoy, all the way from space. Terry W. Virts, currently on board the International Space Station, posted a photo to Twitter on Saturday of himself giving the Vulcan hand salute in honor of the Star Trek actor, who died Friday after a battle with lung disease.
Tributes have been made from all of Nimoy’s former Star Trek co-stars including William Shatner and George Takei.
Meanwhile President Obama issued a statement memorializing Nimoy, saying: “I loved Spock.”
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