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Astronaut Sends Vulcan Tribute to Leonard Nimoy From Final Frontier

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American astronaut Terry Virts tweeted this photo of the Vulcan salute from the International Space Station as a tribute to actor Leonard Nimoy on Feb. 28. Nimoy, who played Mr. Spock on the classic television series "Star Trek" died on Feb. 27 at 83.
American astronaut Terry Virts tweeted this photo of the Vulcan salute from the International Space Station as a tribute to actor Leonard Nimoy on Feb. 28. Nimoy, who played Mr. Spock on the classic television series "Star Trek" died on Feb. 27 at 83. Terry Virts / NASA

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American astronaut Terry Virts tweeted this photo of the split-fingered Vulcan salute from the International Space Station as a tribute to actor Leonard Nimoy on Saturday. Nimoy, who played the half-human, half-Vulcan Mr. Spock on the classic television series "Star Trek" died Friday at 83.

Nimoy was a native of Boston and the Massachusetts coastline can be seen to the right of Virts' hand.

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