‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Teaser Reveals Titular Ship’s Design

So we’ve been following the ongoing development of CBS All Access’s upcoming Star Trek television series pretty closely. The latest news coming out of San Diego Comic Con this last weekend was pretty big though, as we now finally have a title (Star Trek: Discovery) and have a first look at the starship which will feature in the series:

Long time Trekkies and Trekkers may think this ship looks a bit familiar, and that’s because it’s largely based off of an unused concept design Ralph McQuarrie designed for the aborted Star Trek Phase II series.


Obviously some important tweaks were made (including making the nacelles not look like they’re proportioned like Trump’s hands), but the ship’s heritage is pretty clear.

Star Trek: Discovery premieres this January.

Trae Dorn

Trae Dorn has been staffing conventions for over twenty years, and is a co-founder of Wisconsin’s longest running Anime convention No Brand Con. Trae also wrote and drew the now completed webcomic UnCONventional, and produces the podcasts BS-Free Witchcraft, On This Day With Trae, Stormwood & Associates, and The Nerd & Tie Podcast. This leads many to ask when the hell they have time to actually do anything anymore. Trae says they have the time because they “do it all quite poorly.”

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