Relive 45 years of Star Trek in one handy timeline

Today is the 45th anniversary of the greatest space opera TV show of all time, and Space.com is celebrating with a cool infographic showing key moments in the first 45 years of Starfleet — as well as space travel in general.

Some of the juxtapositions are fascinating, like Chris Pine being born the year after Star Trek: The Motion Picutre came out. Plus it just looks awesome. Energize!

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Source: SPACE.com: All about our solar system, outer space and exploration