Still in Search for New Life at 50! Star Trek, Celebrates its 50th Anniversary


Star Trek one of the pioneers of science fiction television, celebrates its 50th anniversary on September 8, 2016.

Loyal Star Trek fans new and old can look forward to seeing the starship Enterprise studio model at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum currently now on view. Star Trek Starship Enterprise Studio Model Exhibition

If you would like to meet the crew of the Starship Enterprise and explore the Star Trek galaxy you can now watch the PBS special honoring the Pioneers of Television.

Suggested Readings

Geraghty, L. (2007). Living with Star Trek: American Culture and the “Star Trek” Universe.  Retrieved from

Pearson, R., & Davies, M. M. (2014). Star Trek and American Television (1). Retrieved from

By, V. A. (1966, Feb 22). 30 New Tv Shows To Appear In Fall. New York Times (1923-Current File)

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Works Cited

CC Image courtesy of Brian Parker on Flickr”Star Trek wallpaper USS Enterprise in Earth orbit” (Public Domain) by Brian Parker

PBS Pioneers of Television: Science Fiction. (n.d.). Retrieved July 21, 2016, from

Model, Starship Enterprise, Television Show, “Star Trek” (2016). Retrieved July 21, 2016,  from


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