Black People In Space:
This project is a large size art on canvas paper. Each character is a black person in a sci-fi movie or space related. this project is one of my favorites. It really highlights the lack of Black character in sci-fi!
Mae Carol Jemison (born October 17, 1956) is an American engineer, physician, and former NASA astronaut. She became the first black woman to travel into space when she served as a mission specialist aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour. Jemison joined NASA’s astronaut corps in 1987 and was selected to serve for the STS-47 mission, during which she orbited the Earth for nearly eight days on September 12–20, 1992.
Agent J (usually called Jay), a.k.a. James Darrell Edwards III, is the main protagonist, in the Men in Black franchise and also the main character in the animated series. He is an agent of the MiB, after being recruited by Agent K. He is energetic, and tries to bring life and emotion back to the bland organization.
He is played by Will Smith in the films (who also played a fictional version of himself in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and Robert Clayton Dean in Enemy of the State) and is voiced by Keith Diamond in the animated series.
Ruby Rhod is a famous host of a 2 hour radio show hosted on and sponsored by Fhloston Paradise with a quarter of The Federated Territories population (over fifty billion people) listening to his show. He has very unorthodox wardrobe and exotic fashion sense. In many ways, he acts in a girlish manner when exposed to combat or is simply annoyed by your presence.
Heimdall was the all-seeing and all-hearing Asgardian and former guard of Asgard‘s Bifrost Bridge. He could see and hear nearly everything that happens in the Nine Realms. Despite vowing to obey the orders of Odin, Heimdall was prepared to commit treason if it meant protecting the Realms, as he allowed the Warriors Three to return Thor from Midgard to defeat Loki.
Mace Windu, a Force-sensitive human male, was a revered Jedi Master and member of the Jedi High Council during the last years of the Galactic Republic. During his time in the Jedi Order, he once served as elected leader of the Jedi and, during the Clone Wars, as a Jedi General in the Grand Army of the Republic. He was the greatest champion of the Jedi Order and promoted its ancient traditions amidst the growing influence of the dark side of the Force in the corrupt, declining days of the Republic.
Gamora is the adopted daughter of Thanos, and the last of her species. Her powers include superhuman strength and agility and an accelerated healing factor. She also is an elite combatant, being able to beat most of the opponents in the galaxy. She is a member of the group known as the Infinity Watch.
Shania Lowry has dark skin and wide eyes. Aboard the USS Callister, she sports black hair in a beehive style, and wears a red uniform along with a miniskirt.
Saw Gerrera was a human male Onderonian resistance fighter who, as a leading member of the Onderon rebels, fought against the Confederacy of Independent Systems on Onderon during the Clone Wars. He and his younger sister, Steela Gerrera, were instrumental in the rebel liberation of their homeworld during the Onderonian Civil War. He later became a key member in the fight against the Galactic Empire and the formation of the Alliance to Restore the Republic. His tactics against the Empire led him to be seen as an extremist, one whose notoriety was recognized by the Empire and, many years later, the New Republic.
Geordi La Forge was a Human male Starfleet officer who originally was the helmsman of the USS Enterprise-D during 2364, with the rank of lieutenant junior grade. He was promoted to lieutenant and later lieutenant commander and became the chief engineer of the Enterprise-D and later USS Enterprise-E, both under Captain Jean-Luc Picard. (TNG: “Encounter at Farpoint“, “Where No One Has Gone Before“, “The Child“, “Evolution“, “Booby Trap“; Star Trek: First Contact)
yota Uhura (/niˈoʊtə ʊˈhʊrə/) is a fictional character in the Star Trek franchise. The character was portrayed by Nichelle Nichols through the sixth Star Trek film. Since 2009, Uhura has been portrayed by actress Zoe Saldana.
Uhura is a translator and communications officer who specializes in linguistics, cryptography, and philology. She was an important part of the original series’ multicultural crew and one of the first black characters to be portrayed in a non-menial role on an American television series.
Dennis Monroe Parker was the chief engineer aboard the commercial towing vehicle USCSS Nostromo. He was serving on the ship during its fateful voyage in 2122 when it encountered a Xenomorph on LV-426, an incident that eventually led to the destruction of the ship and the loss of all but one of its crew.
Parker was killed by the Alien whilst gathering oxygen tanks that would allow the survivors to flee the Nostromo in its shuttle, the Narcissus.
Guinan is a recurring character who appears in the American science fiction television series Star Trek: The Next Generation and the films Star Trek Generations and Star Trek: Nemesis. Portrayed by Whoopi Goldberg, Guinan is a bartender in the Ten-Forward lounge aboard the starship USS Enterprise-D. She was also played as a child by Isis Carmen Jones in the episode “Rascals“.
Finn, formerly designated FN-2187 (“Eight-Seven“), was a Force-sensitive human male stormtrooper who served the First Order until his desertion and subsequent defection to the Resistance during the First Order–Resistance war. Though trained since birth to be a loyal and obedient soldier, FN-2187’s conscience conflicted with the methods of the First Order. For a time he was unwilling to support the Resistance, hoping to escape the galactic conflict instead of fighting for a cause he believed was doomed to fail. As the galaxy became consumed by war, the renegade trooper was ultimately forced to decide where his true loyalties lay.
Landonis Balthazar Calrissian, known simply as “Lando,” was a human male smuggler, gambler, and card player who became Baron Administrator of Cloud City and, later, a general in the Rebel Alliance. Born on Socorro, he was the owner of the Millennium Falcon before losing it to Han Solo in a game of sabacc on Numidian Prime. After losing the Falcon, Calrissian put an end to his days as a smuggler and became an entrepreneur, setting up a small mining operation on the planet Lothal before eventually becoming the leader of Cloud City in the skies of the planet Bespin.
Darth Vader is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise. Born Anakin Skywalker, the character is a primary antagonist in the original trilogy and a primary protagonist in the prequel trilogy. Star Wars creator George Lucas has collectively referred to the first six episodic films of the franchise as “the tragedy of Darth Vader”.