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Astronauts, President Remember Leonard Nimoy, 'Star Trek's' Spock

Leonard Nimoy Cried Watching New Star Trek Movie
Leonard Nimoy said that he shed some tears while watching the new "Star Trek" movie, where he reprises his role as an older Spock who enlightens his younger self. (Image credit: John Siuntres)

Astronauts, space scientists, science fiction fans and even President Barack Obama are paying tribute to Leonard Nimoy after the "Star Trek" actor's death was announced today (Feb. 27). Read some of our favorite posts about the actor that played the original Mr. Spock below: 

President Barack Obama

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NASA astronaut Scott Kelly

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Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield

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Space scientist Alan Stern

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"Star Trek" actor William Shatner

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"Star Trek" actor George Takei

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Astronauts pay tribute

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