Star Trek Tuvok Actor Tim Russ’ Newest Mission Is Helping NASA Find Asteroids #StarTrekDay

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Tim Russ aka Lieutenant Commander Tuvok continues to chart the stars IRL. Russ along with 5 other citizen scientst were asked by NASA to lend a hand. Via IGN:

Russ is a citizen astronomer and he’s been a part of the Los Angeles Astronomical Society for 29 years. He told USA Today that he’s been a hobby astronomer for 35 years, so his history in Star Trek and what he’s doing with NASA now is simply a coincidence (although it’s quite a fun one).

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