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The First Trailer for Star Trek: Discovery Is Here

After a long wait, we finally have our first look at ‘Star Trek: Discovery’, CBS’ and Netflix’ new prequel series set a decade before the events of the original 1960s Star Trek. Sonequa Martin-Green, known from The Walking Dead, as Michael Burnham, a first officer promoted unexpectedly to the position of captain by her mentor, …

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NASA: STEM in 30 | Star Trek at 50: Science Fiction to Science Fact

The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum’s STEM in 30 series of live, fast-paced, 30-minute webcasts are designed to increase interest and engagement in STEM for students. In recognition of the premiere of Star Trek, 50 years ago this September, this episode of STEM in 30 explores how one of the most popular shows in …

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NASA Continues to Boldy Go!

50 years ago Star Trek premiered on the small screen. Today, stars of the original series; William Shatner, Nichelle Nichols and George Takei share their excitement and passion for the real space exploration being done by NASA.  

Star Trek Legends Wish The Series A Happy 50th Anniversary

Starfleet’s own William Shatner (Captain James T. Kirk), Brent Spiner (Data), Jeri Ryan (Seven of Nine/Annika Hansen), Michael Dorn (Worf (wo’rIv)), and Scott Bakula (Captain Jonathan Archer) offer greetings for the golden jubilee.  

Chasing The Infinite Sky (2016 Star Trek fan film SHORT)

“Chasing The Infinite Sky” is an absolutely stunning short Star Trek fan film. There isn’t much in the way of plot, but there’s so much to enjoy about watching the U.S.S. Albatross jump in and out of warp set against a sky full of stars and alien worlds.  

NASA: Comic-Con 2016 Panel: “Star Trek & NASA Boldly Go”

NASA and Star Trek have been connected, directly and indirectly, since Star Trek: The Original Series premiered in September 1966. While the TV show featured large ships voyaging to stars far away on five year missions, NASA was only beginning stretch humanity’s presence beyond Earth. When Star Trek premiered on Sept. 8, 1966, astronauts Pete …

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NASA: A Message from the Captain: Science Fact & Science Fiction

Actor William Shatner, known for portraying Captain James T. Kirk of Star Trek takes a moment to discuss the crossroads of science fiction, science fact and NASA.  

NASA: Q&A With the Stars of STAR TREK: BEYOND

The stars of the new Star Trek movie, Chris Pine (Captain Kirk) and Zachary Quinto (Spook) sit down to answer NASA trivia questions with Gay Yee Hill of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.    

The Planetary Society: More to Explore: An Evening Celebrating Space with Bill Nye

For the Planetary Society’s 35th Anniversary, we held a big, space-themed, variety show in Pasadena, CA. Space celebs, SciFi stars, dancers, singers, and comedians came out to party and we unveiled the newest Symphony of Science song by MelodySheep!  

Paramount Pictures: Star Trek Beyond | Official Trailer

The USS Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a new ruthless enemy who puts them and everything the Federation stands for to the test. From director Justin Lin, tarring Idris Elba, Chris Pine, Simon Pegg, Zach Quinto, Zoe Saldana, John Cho, Anton Yelchin and Karl Urban.  

NASA: NASA Testing Project Sidekick

Could this be the first step towards a future of holodecks, a la Star Trek ? NASA and Microsoft have teamed up to develop Sidekick, a new project using commercial technology to empower astronauts aboard the International Space Station. Sidekick uses Microsoft HoloLens to provide virtual aid to astronauts working off the Earth, for the …

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Reserve Channel: Leonard Nimoy & Pharrell Williams: Star Trek & Creating Spock

Leonard Nimoy, AKA Spock from Star Trek, and Pharrell discuss the creation of the Spock character, how the Vulcan salute came to be, and the controversy behind some of Nimoy’s photography projects. He also clarifies that his memoir, “I Am Not Spock”, was not meant to be negative and fills us in on the advice …

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Official William Shatner Page: Leonard Nimoy on Shatner’s Raw Nerve

Bill talks about interviewing his friend Leonard Nimoy for his new talk show. Nimoy will be a guest on Shatner’s Raw Nerve on Tuesday January 6, 2009. Leonard Nimoy, perhaps more famous as Spock from Stars Trek, died this Friday morning at his home in Bel Air, Los Angeles. He was 83 years old.  

ESA: Rosetta | A message from William Shatner

William Shatner, known to millions around the world as Capt. James T. Kirk from the original Star Trek series, sent this message to ESA’s Rosetta team today to wish them good luck for tomorrow’s Philae landing.  

Walter De Brouwer: We want a ‘Tricorder’ to replace the thermometer

Walter De Brouwer, inventor of the Scanadu Scout device, wants to put his medical ‘Tricorder’ into every American home, but says that it has to displace the thermometer. Walter de Brouwer: Founder of Scanadu, Brouwer is building a real-life Star Trek Tricorder device to give us control of our health. WIRED 2013 is the third …

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NASA: ‘Star Trek’ crew meets Space Station crew in live Google Hangout

At 9 a.m. Pacific time Thursday, the filmmakers behind “Star Trek Into Darkness” and a handful of NASA astronauts will come together in a live Google Hangout to discuss how science fiction is becoming a reality. And you can watch it live, right here.   Streaming live video by Ustream