As Star Trek celebrates its 40th anniversary, we look back at some classic images from the series. In this picture, Captain Kirk is captured by Deela, Queen of the Scalosians.
Spock is infected by spores which induce feelings of peace and harmony, but render him incapable of managing any productive behaviour.
Captain Kirk is forced to embrace Lieutenant Uhura by the rulers of the planet Platonius. It is believed to be the first inter-racial kiss broadcast on US television.
The 1970's series Star Trek: The Animated Adventures saw most of the Star Trek crew reunited as voice actors.
The Starship Enterprise was refitted for the first Star Trek film in 1979.
The crew of the Next Generation were the first to encounter the Borg in an episode called Q Who?
Captain Jean-Luc Picard, played by Patrick Stewart, was later abducted and surgically mutilated by the Borg, becoming an entity known as Locutus of Borg.
Captain Benjamin Sisko from the series Deep Space Nine witnesses the destruction of the spaceship Saratoga, which kills his wife.
Actor Armin Shimmerman had to endure two hours in the make-up chair every day to be transformed into his character, Ferengi barman Quark.
Captain Janeway and security officer Tuvok watch a 3D movie aboard the Starship Voyager.
Porthos, a 22nd Century beagle, is Captain Jonathan Archer's closest confidant in the 2001 series Star Trek: Enterprise. (Images courtesy STARTREK.COM and © CBS Pictures, Inc).