Destruction of the USS Enterprise

Ever notice that seat belts were lacking on various USS Enterprises? Yeah, the ships had inertia dampeners but if they were so great, why were crew members routinely tossed about the bridge during tactical engagements?

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The NX-01 did have have a safety harness introduced into the Captain's chair (other crew …

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Star Trek Discovery Logo

James Kirk took command of the Enterprise in 2265 for a single 5-year mission, a period that is now referred to as The Original Series (TOS) era.

Star Trek: Discovery is supposed to be set 10 years before TOS which sets it in 2255.

But looking at the recent trailers for the new show, it …

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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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When Wil Wheaton was a boy he loved Star Wars and Star Trek. As a child, he pretended to fly around in space on the Enterprise...and now he’s an adult who...pretends to fly around in space on the Enterprise.

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Commander Wheaton along with Jesse Cox, Jaime King, and Jessica …

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Building Star Trek

The Smithsonian's recent documentary about the restoration work on the original USS Enterprise model also tells the story of Star Trek and the show’s impact on real life science and technology.

If you're at all interested in Star Trek, this is a documentary worth your time. It's even better than the History Channel's recent "…

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Happy 49th Birthday Star trek

September 8, 1966 saw a new science fiction show appear on the NBC channel  in the USA - Star Trek. It didn't air in the UK (on BBC) until 12 July 1969. As we all know, it ran for 3 seasons and the rest is history.

It's creator, Gene Roddenberry, had drafted a proposal for …

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Space... the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its five-year mission: to explore strange new pizzas, to seek out new toppings and new cheeses, to boldy cut pizza where no man has cut before!

Yes, this officially licensed Star Trek collectable is everything you hoped it would be. Laser etched stainless …

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Opening in January 1998, Star Trek the Experience at the Las Vegas Hilton was a living testament to the Star Trek franchise. Containing both a museum and a simulator ride, as well as a recreation of Quark’s Bar from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek the Experience was a must see attraction for Star …

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The Star Trek fans are alive and well to this day and Gene Roddenberry would be proud indeed. Although he died in October of 1991, it seems his fans have taken his brand and made it into a cult like following, propelling the future through Science Fiction.

In fact, if you want to learn more …

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The Star Trek franchise contains lots of model ships. From the USS Enterprise models to the United Federation of Planets and the bountiful alien antagonist ships, the assortment of model ships offer Star Trek fans a great variety. Most of these models have faithful decals and their own exhibit stands. They are often made from …

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