Ten years before Kirk, Spock, and the Enterprise, the USS Discovery discovers new worlds and lifeforms as one Starfleet officer learns to understand all things alien.
Discover the Unknown. (Season 1)
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Did You Know?
Creator Bryan Fuller
voluntarily stepped down as showrunner in October 2016, citing his involvement with other projects as the main reason to take an executive producer role instead. Gretchen J. Berg
and Aaron Harberts
took over with Fuller's blessing. See more
Despite being a prequel, set 10 years before the original Star Trek and more than a century before The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine and Voyager, the Discovery is far more advanced than any of the ships from those series (spore drive, holographic displays, automated self-covering spacesuits, etc.). The first Starfleet ship that was seen using holographic communications (as opposed to a standard viewscreen) was the Defiant in Deep Space Nine, set approximately 120 years after Discovery. See more