Fans, both famous and otherwise, have been using the gesture to pay tribute to Nimoy.
The spirit of Spock will live long and prosper. #RIPLeonardNimoy #LLAP
— WhiteHouse (@The White House)
In a fitting extraterrestrial tribute to the late star, NASA Astronaut Terry Virts has tweeted a picture of the Vulcan gesture from the International Space Station, looking down at Nimoy’s birthplace of Boston.
— AstroTerry (@Terry W. Virts)
It’s enough to make even Spock a little bit emotional.