Space... the final frontier. Today, United States President Donald Trump unveiled the official logo for the U.S. Military's new space division - United States Space Force and it did not take long for people to notice the resemblance to one of sci-fi's most recognizable logos. The new Space Force logo looks very similar to the iconic Star Fleet logo from Star Trek! You can see the comparison below, the resemblance is uncanny but likely a deliberate move.
We've seen science fiction predict future advancements in technology and Star Trek was one of the pioneers of much of today's modern tech. So, it's no surprise that the first space focused division of the U.S. military pays homage to such an iconic symbol of Human ingenuity and advancement.
While many online are cracking jokes, thinking the launch of a Space Force is a waste of time and tax dollar spending, heading to the stars is the inevitable next step we as the Human race will face. Keep in mind, it really wasn't that long ago society thought it was nonsense and crazy to embark across the oceans to seek out new land.
As a science fiction focused network, we're quite thrilled at the prospects this new division can offer. Many of us will see deep space voyages within our lifetime as we seek new worlds to inhabit, mine for resources and re-locate populations.
But as influential as science fiction has been on our society and species, we just hope while we pursue the "new" we also heed the warnings science fiction has also provided us which accompany these leaps and bounds in evolution. Let's just hope and pray the new Space Force avoids any desolate planets in the Zeta Reticuli system...or our voyage will likely be cut short.
What do you think of the new Space Force logo? Let us know in the comments!
Star Trek Beyond July 22nd, 2016
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From director Justin Lin comes STAR TREK BEYOND starring Idris Elba, Chris Pine, Simon Pegg, Zach Quinto, Zoe Saldana, John Cho, Anton Yelchin and Karl Urban. In theaters July 22nd.
Directed by Justin Lin, Star Trek Beyond's release date is July 22nd, 2016.
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