The tools and technology used in the Star Trek series were cutting-edge for the 1960s, but in some cases have inspired technological innovation. Here we see Dr. McCoy's medical kit, with the needleless "hypospray," which used air pressure to inject medication without the use of a needle.
Correction: The name of the needleless tool has been fixed.
Correction: The spelling of Leonard Nimoy's name has been fixed.
Lt. Commander Data and Capt. Sisko, played by actors, roamed the exhibit hall, enacting scenes in the transporter.
Correction: The captain's name has been fixed.
Star Trek is a rich world that entertains and influences us today, envisioning the evolution of communications and medicine in its sci-fi tales.
Star Trek: Exhibition, which is scheduled to end in San Jose on January 3, is on tour throughout the country.