It was 50 years ago this month that we first heard the now famous monologue, “Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the Starship Enterprise…” Few would have guessed that Star Trek would become the juggernaut it is today. It’s spawned multiple TV shows, 13 movies, numerous books, comic books, board and video games, a magazine, fan movies and numerous conventions. This month even the U.S. Post Office celebrates the show’s anniversary by releasing Star Trek-themed stamps!
Also commemorating the anniversary is the new book The Fifty-year Mission: The Complete, Uncensored, Unauthorized Oral History of Star Trek: the Next 25 Years, From The Next Generation to J.J. Abrams, which documents the franchise’s history and is the ultimate guide to Star Trek.