A television series of the 1960s, and later a series of successful films, in which a group of space explorers in their craft, the Enterprise, traveled through interstellar space.
Essential Language From The Star Wars UniverseStar Wars is considered a space opera, a genre that blends science fiction with conventional dramatic elements. And, this is just the first of many word additions we can attribute to the legendary film franchise.
The original Star Trek programs spawned a number of other television series during the late twentieth century and early twenty-first century.
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