When Kirk, Spock and the crew of the Starship Enterprise made the leap from television to the big screen in 1979's Star Trek: The Motion Picture, this model of the iconic USS Enterprise (NCC-1701) was used to help create the special effects in the sci-fi classic.
Original USS Enterprise model starship
used in Star Trek: The Motion Picture
This model was photographed hanging from the ceiling of the Planet Hollywood Cafe in Las Vegas on April 7, 2011.
Star Trek's Starship USS Enterprise (NCC-1701) model
If you like this classic spaceship and you're a fan of Star Trek, check out these redesigned versions of the Enterprise for the new 2009 movie.
Star Trek: The Motion Picture poster
In addition to the cool model of the USS Enterprise, there was also a phaser pistol prop used in the movie sequel (and some would argue the best Star Trek movie), The Wrath of Khan.
Phaser pistol prop from Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
If you like this futuristic prop, be sure to check out more original costumes and props from J.J. Abrams Star Trek movie reboot.
Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan movie poster