In the Matrix franchise, Niobe was the captain of the Logos and Logos II. At one time she and Morpheus were a couple. She then dated Jason Lock, but she was still in love with Morpheus. She was the best pilot in the Resistance.
In Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Niobe was a princess. When Iolaus posed as King Orestes, she married him without knowing his true identity. They two fell in love, and she remained married to him after she learned the truth.
71 Niobe is a main belt asteroid. It was discovered in 1861 by German astronomer Robert Luther.
Niobe is a Greek name that means 'fern'. In Greek mythology, Niobe was a queen of Thebes. After her children were killed by Apollo, she wept so much that she turned into a stone from which water constantly flowed. In 2014, 6 girls were given the name in the United States.