In this video, Robert Picardo eulogizes the Cassini mission with a unique version of the Le Cassini Opera.

The Cassini spacecraft and its attached Huygens probe were launched on October 15, 1997. On arriving at Saturn on July 1, 2004, the spacecraft started its 13 year-long mission to study and photograph Saturn and its moons.…

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Star Trek Discovery Bridge

This video comes from The Templin Institute, a new YouTube channel which, according to the channel description, is dedicated to discussing “nations, organizations and factions from alternate worlds”.

Their new video takes a look at the Star Trek timeline around the time that Discovery is set - roughly 10 years prior to …

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Star Trek Gold Pendants

Here are two new pendants/necklaces to help you declare your allegiance as an Enterprise crew member or as a citizen of the Klingon Empire.

They make great gifts too for friends and family who are Star Trek fans.

And, even if wearing a pendant isn't your, or their, thing, then they make fantastic keepsakes. Adorn …

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TOS Geeki Tiki Mugs

If you're a Star Trek fan and you love tiki drinks then this is your lucky day!

ThinkGeek have just released a set of 6 Geeki Tiki mugs to commemorate the Original Series. The set includes Captain Kirk, Dr. McCoy, a Gorn, a Klingon, Mr. Spock and a Mugato.

Be the hit of the landing …

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Star Trek Original 4:3 Aspect Ratio

If the original Star Trek series was filmed today, it would be in High Definition widescreen format.

Sadly, neither of those technologies were available in the 1960s. Well, one was, but wasn't recognised as such at the time.

Star Trek was shot in the 4:3 aspect ratio (above) on 35mm film, an inherently high definition …

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NCC-1701D Monitor Mate

Shields up! Red alert! Travel to the 24th century with the Galaxy-class, fifth Federation starship to carry the name Enterprise, commanded by Captain Jean-Luc Picard!

You can have the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D from Star Trek: The Next Generation sitting right there on your computer monitor with the out-of-this-world Star Trek: The Next Generation Enterprise Monitor …

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Star Trek U.S.S. Enterprise Sushi Set

If you're into eating sushi and you happen to also be a Star Trek fan (or you know someone who is) then you,or they, may well just fall in love with this Trek themed sushi set from ThinkGeek.

These things normally sell for $34.99 but this set is currently discounted to $19.99 (a 43%

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Trek Talks: An Astronaut’s Voyage to the Final Frontier

Premiering three years before Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon, Star Trek helped catalyze the public's curiosity about space travel and the existence of life beyond our planet, representing it not as unattainable fantasy but as a reality that was within our reach.

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Presented in partnership with CBS and …

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Leonard Nimoy And William Shatner on T.J. Hooker

Back in 1983, William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy were reunited for the first time on the small screen since Star Trek went off the air. This time Nimoy guest starred in an episode of Shatner's new vehicle, T.J. Hooker. The episode was Vengeance Is Mine which aired on February 5, 1983.

Here's the promo for…

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TNG Bluetooth Communicator

Back in the late 1980s and early 1990s, the flip-style communicator used in The Original Series (TOS) was replaced by a Combadge worn on the uniform in The Next Generation (TNG). All it required was a touch to activate it and it would chirp happily to indicate that a channel was open.

TOS fans got …

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Star Trek USB Communicator

Star Trek showcased a number of futuristic technologies back in the 1960s. Many of them are now either commonplace or have come into existence. Here's a list of 15 such technologies in use today:

1. The Communicator

The flip-style mobile phones were probably patterned after the Star Trek communicator. Nowadays, flip-phones are less popular and …

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LeVar Burton, Jonathan Frakes & John DeLancie

Caught in the act (though what act it is, I have no idea) are next Generation stalwarts, LeVar Burton, Jonathan Frakes & John DeLancie.

What do you think is going on?…

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