KNOXVILLE (WATE) – Astronaut Terry W. Virts gave earth a Vulcan salute from space as a tribute to “Star Trek” star Leonard Nimoy.
Nimoy’s son, Adam, says the actor died Friday morning in Los Angeles of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He was 83.
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Virts tweeted the photo Saturday from the International Space Station.
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