STAR TREK LIVE, a new interactive stage show based on the popular science-fiction franchise, debuted to hundreds of guests at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex on June 11, 2010, kicking off a summer of fun.
The show takes audiences on an exhilarating 30-minute journey offering an unforgettable live theatrical experience for fans of all ages. The show combines fun special effects, audience interaction and an exploration of real space-age technology.
Produced by Mad ScienceÂ® Productions, under a license from CBS Consumer Products, STAR TREK LIVE introduces a world of discovery by combining science with entertainment to teach and encourage scientific literacy.
In the show, the audience portrays new Starfleet cadets assembled for the first day at the Starfleet Academy led by its best and brightest.
The new cadets will have to learn quickly the intricacies of living and working in space, modern space travel and the latest in communication and technology.
“We are thrilled to present the worldwide debut of STAR TREK LIVE at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex – only a few miles away from where history was made and mankind’s greatest adventure began,” said Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Chief Operating Officer Bill Moore.
“NASA and Star Trek have a long, parallel history together, and we hope to inspire visiting families with the fun and educational story of space exploration through this engaging stage show.
A sense of science has been given to science-fiction through Star Trek, and NASA transforms this incredible journey into reality.”
STAR TREK LIVE is presented a minimum of three times daily at the 300-seat Astronaut Encounter Theater. For more information about the live action show visit www.KennedySpaceCenter.com.