Happy 49th Birthday, Star Trek

On September 8, 1966, NBC premiered the first season of Star Trek, starring William Shatner as Captain James T. Kirk, Leonard Nimoy as Spock, DeForest Kelley as Dr. Leonard “Bones” McCoy, James Doohan as Montgomery “Scotty” Scott, Nichelle Nichols as Uhura, George Takei as Hikaru Sulu, and Walter Koenig as Pavel Chekov.

See what Star Trek-inspired technological advances have come to fruition as of the 49th anniversary of that iconic first season.