Gene Roddenberry’s Star Trek TV episodes and movies are about humanity’s future adventures into space. In 1966, the first Star Trek TV episode took place with Captain James T. Kirk and a crew aboard the U.S.S, Enterprise. Its five year mission was to explore the Milky Way Galaxy and to “boldly go where one has gone before.” Humanity joins the United Federation of Planets. Billions of people have watched over 805 Star Trek episodes across 38 seasons on TV and 13 movies. Enterprisers have turned the following Star Trek technologies into reality: Tablet computers, Tractor beams, Tricorders, Cell phones, Flip communicators (and wearable badge communicators), Hypo Sprays, Cloaking devices, Voice interface computers, Transparent aluminum, Bluetooth headsets , Google Glass, Portable memory (from floppy disks to USB sticks), Focused ultrasound technology, Biometric data tracking for health and verifying identity, GPS, Automatic doors, Big screen displays, Teleconferencing, VISOR bionic eyes for the blind, and Diagnostic beds. Star Trek is an American media franchise based on the science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry. The first television series, simply called Star Trek and now referred to as The Original Series, debuted in 1966 and aired for three seasons on NBC. The Star Trek canon includes The Original Series, seven spin-off television series, two animated series, and thirteen films.