Category: star trek

Star Trek art by Paul Wenzel for a jigsaw puzzle from F.X. Schmid, 1993.

“They said I was this William Shatner character, and I figured I had to be it, pompous, takes himself seriously, hardheaded. So I played it. But I didn’t see it. That character doesn’t seem like me to me. I know the real William Shatner.”
—William Shatner

Happy birthday to William Shatner, aka Captain James Tiberius Kirk, still boldly going at 87. He was born in Montreal, Canada, on March 22, 1931.

Star Trek’s Nichelle Nichols with Apollo 12 moonwalker Alan Bean at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Texas, March 4, 1977.

Star Trek’s Nichelle Nichols in a shuttle simulator at NASA’s Johnson Space Center, March 4, 1977.

Leonard Nimoy on the set of Star Trek, 1968.

On the set of Star Trek.

Design sketch for Star Trek: The Motion Picture, picturing an officer’s lounge in the saucer section of the Enterprise. Artwork by Andrew Probert.

Production art for Star Trek: The Animated Series, 1973/74.

Production art for Star Trek: The Animated Series, 1973/74.