Star Trek: Discovery will help kick off Star Trek Las Vegas with appearances by cast members, writers, producers, and designers on the afternoon of Wednesday, August 2nd in the Leonard Nimoy Theater. And that's not all, as Star Trek.com and CBS ALL ACCESS will bring multiple exhibits, special panels, daily contests, authors and much more to the five-day event.
Here are the details:
Take a seat in the U.S.S. Discovery Captain’s Chair and see actual Star Trek: Discovery props and costumes – straight from the set – along with creature, ship and concept art at the Discovery Exhibit.
Join Jordan Hoffman, host of ENGAGE: The Official Star Trek Podcast, for an all-access, behind-the-scenes peek into the world of Star Trek… with the Treksperts who bring it to life every day. And don’t miss daily Trek Trivia Tournaments, the Starfleet Academy Spelling Bee, The Big KHAAAAAAAAAAAN-Test, Cosplay Photo Ops and much more on the CBS All Access Stage in Quark's Bar.
Phil Plait, the Bad Astronomer, along with Caltech researchers Dr. Jessie Christiansen, Dr. Philip Hopkins and Dr. Robert Hurt, are set to guide fans on a trek into today’s universe, the strange new worlds being discovered, and the upcoming solar eclipse.
On Saturday and Sunday mornings, NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory educators Lyle Tavernier and Brandon Rodriguez will take young fans on an exciting Star Trek STEM journey to help a stranded starship. Kids will build an antenna array, send data about the nearest wormhole to the ship, and help restore navigation to the starship.
Star Trek Las Vegas is pleased to host the world premiere of the Star Trek: The Next Generation 30th Anniversary Art Exhibit, featuring 178 posters by artist Juan Ortiz. This treat for art-loving Trek fans is inspired by indie-film and black-light posters, comics and rock/punk culture, and it showcases Ortiz’s unique creative vision.
CBS Consumer Products and Roddenberry Entertainment are opening their archives to present an array of photos, props and costumes for Star Trek Las Vegas attendees to enjoy. Look for the TNG Archives in Ten Forward throughout the entire event.
Some of your favorite Star Trek authors, editors and illustrators will be in the house throughout Star Trek Las Vegas, participating in panels and sitting for signings. Who are you looking forward to meeting?
Visit Star Trek Las Vegas for tickets and to see the complete list of more than 100 Star Trek celebrities set to appear.