James T. Kirk

April 30, 2014

Star Trek’s William Shatner awarded medal by NASA

William Shatner, who is famous for having played the beloved Captain Kirk on the original ‘Star Trek’ television series, received high honors from NASA over the […]
October 23, 2013

A Guide to Star Trek Uniforms [Infographic]

  Halloween is fast approaching, so here’s a little nerd-out for Star Trek costumery! When I was a kid, I grew up watching Star Trek the […]
June 27, 2013

PayPal Galactic to boldly go where no credit card has gone before

Set phasers to charge? The next time Captain James T. Kirk brings the Enterprise in for repairs, he probably won’t use Federation credits, Klingon darseks or […]
May 18, 2013

How 'Star Trek' inspired NASA, astronauts

The interstellar voyages of the Starship Enterprise have captured imaginations around the world for decades. Astronauts, movie makers, scientists, engineers and others from all walks of […]
March 23, 2013

‘Star Trek’: Watch every episode to celebrate William Shatner’s birth

Got plans this weekend? You do now. Beginning Friday and running through March 31, the video streaming service Hulu is making every episode of the original […]
February 25, 2013

Star Trek fans rejoice: Pluto's new moon may be named 'Vulcan'

With a major boost from the hit sci-fi series “Star Trek,” one of Pluto’s newly-discovered moons may be named “Vulcan” —that is, if it keeps its […]
February 24, 2013

'Star Trek' to 'Star Wars': J.J. Abrams across the universes

J.J. Abrams is a man of many enthusiasms, so speaking slowly is generally not his thing. But today the director arrives late for lunch at the […]
February 22, 2013

'Vulcan' leads Pluto moon name vote

Star Trek fans have something to rejoice in: “Vulcan” is the leading contender in a vote to name two of Pluto’s recently discovered moons. In the […]
February 6, 2013

Astronaut or Mission Control?

Being an astronaut is a dream shared by children and adults alike. It’s an understandable dream; to leave the Earth and simply be in space, looking […]