"Lieutenant Nilsson, You've stepped up for Airiam in way that honors her."– Christopher Pike to Nilsson, 2257 ("Such Sweet Sorrow") Lieutenant Nilsson was a female Starfleet operations officer who lived during the mid-23rd century. Contents 1 Biography 2 Appendices 2.1 Appearances 2.2 Background information 2.3 External link Biography In 2257, Nilsson served aboard the USS Discovery, and oversaw the deployment of a gravity simulator in the starship's shuttlebay to capture a fragment of an interstellar asteroid. (DIS: "Brother") Later, she assisted Paul Stamets and Sylvia Tilly in the engineering when a spore hub failure occurred. (DIS: "If Memory Serves") Following Lt. Cmdr. Airiam's death, Nilsson attended her funeral. Later, she replaced the lieutenant commander as the new spore drive ops officer on the bridge.(DIS: "The Red Angel") Appendices Appearances DIS: "Brother" "If Memory Serves" "The Red Angel" "Perpetual Infinity" "Through the Valley of Shadows" "Such Sweet Sorrow" "Such Sweet Sorrow, Part 2" Background information Nilsson was played by Sara Mitich who previously played Airiam in Season 1. External link Nilsson at Memory Beta, the wiki for licensed Star Trek works Retrieved from "https://memory-alpha.fandom.com/wiki/Nilsson?oldid=2324209" Categories: Humans Starfleet operations personnel USS Discovery personnel Community content is available under CC-BY-NC unless otherwise noted.