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Celebrating 47 Years of Star Trek

Today we celebrate the 47th anniversary of Star Trek, as the series’ first episode, “The Man Trap” aired on September 8, 1966. Gene Roddenberry’s “wagon train to the stars” made virtually unknown actors at the time, William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan, Nichelle Nichols, George Takei...

Happy First Contact Day!

From all of us here at TrekNews.net, we’d like to wish you a great First Contact Day. Today, we honor the future flight of Dr. Zefram Cochrane, who in the Star Trek universe, will break the warp barrier on April 5, 2063. That achievement will prompt the Vulcans...

Happy First Contact Day

From all of us here at TrekNews.net, we’d like to wish you a great First Contact Day. Today, in the Star Trek universe, we honor the future flight of Dr. Zefram Cochrane, who will break the warp barrier on April 5, 2063. That achievement will prompt the Vulcans...

The First 45 Years of Star Trek [Infographic]

Yesterday we celebrated the 45th anniversary of of the first episode of Star Trek‘s first episode, which aired in 1966. Space.com posted a great inforgraphic, designed by Karl Tate, entitled The First 45 Years of Star Trek. [Source: Space.com] Brian WilkinsBrian is a Boston-based UX/Visual designer, photographer, Apple...

Celebrating Star Trek’s 45th Anniversary

Today we celebrate the 45th anniversary of Star Trek, as the series’ first episode, “The Man Trap” aired on September 8, 1966. Gene Roddenberry’s “wagon train to the stars” made virtually unknown actors at the time, William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan, Nichelle Nichols, George Takei...