Celebrating Gene Roddenberry

August 19th, 2021

Join us in celebrating Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry's 100th birthday, featuring a collaboration with NASA and a live global watch party of the documentary film Trek Nation.

Additional events and programming to celebrate Gene Roddenberry's centennial are still to be announced, so stay tuned!

In Partnership with NASA: Panel & Deep Space Network Broadcast

2:00pm EST | 11:00am PST will stream live on Facebook

Panel with NASA: Star Trek’s Bridge & NASA Deep Space Network Broadcast


Special Message From

NASA Administrator Bill Nelson

George Takei

An American actor and activist. He is best known for his famous role as Hikaru Sulu in Star Trek.

Tracy Drain

Lead flight systems engineer for the Europa Clipper mission at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory; Deputy Chief Engineer for the Juno mission to Jupiter

Swati Mohan

The Mars 2020 Guidance, Navigation, and Controls Operations Lead, at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Hortense Diggs

Director of the Office of Communication and Public Engagement at NASA’s John F. Kennedy Space Center

Jonny Kim

Selected by NASA to join the 2017 Astronaut Candidate Class, a US Navy SEAL and holds a doctorate from Harvard Medical School.

Rod Roddenberry

Son of Gene Roddenberry; CEO, Roddenberry Entertainment; Board, Roddenberry Foundation

Global Watch Party: Trek Nation

9:00pm EST | 6:00pm PST will stream live on Facebook

Featuring a live Twitter Q&A with Rod Roddenberry (@rodroddenberry) at the beginning of the showing

Submit your question through the hashtag #Roddenberry100

Like the Roddenberry Facebook page to stay up to date and watch all live streams

Like + Stream live on Facebook