Forgotten Trek is a personal, not-for-profit website about Star Trek concept art and history, created and maintained by Nick Ottens.


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Forgotten Trek has been online since 2004.

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  • Forgotten Trek is like that museum you’ve always wanted to visit.” — Mike Poteet, Redshirts Always Die
  • “A steady effort to create a flawless site.” — Bernd Schneider, Ex Astris Scientia
  • “Eye-catching site.” — Adge Cutler, Adge’s Star Trek LCARS Multimedia
  • “A hidden Star Trek treasure chest… A visual resource every Trekkie should bookmark.” — Sonia Zjawinski, io9
  • “Worth its weight in gold-pressed latinum.” — Sci-Fi-O-Rama
  • “Not many sites like it in the Internet.” — Unimatrix-01
  • “Finally a Star Trek site with something new to say.” — Paul Krillmeed


  • Cygnus-X1.Net: Contains a complete archive of Star Trek blueprints and schematics.
  • Ex Astris Scientia: Bernd Schneider’s Star Trek site. Still the best place for starship and treknology analysis after two decades.
  • My Star Trek Scrapbook: Vintage Star Trek photographs and magazine stories.
  • Never Was Magazine: Online alternate-history magazine focused on the steam, diesel and atomic eras.
  • Redshirts Always Die: Star Trek news, movies, TV shows and more.
  • Star Trek + Design: Spotting twentieth-century art and furniture in the future.
  • Star Trek History: Behind-the-scenes and deleted scenes.
  • Star Trek Stages History: Pat Suwalski maps the history of the Paramount sound stages used in Star Trek.
  • Third Wave Design: Star Trek design and a long interview with Richard Taylor, the first art director of The Motion Picture.
  • Trekplace: Greg Tyler has analysis and interviews with such Star Trek luminaries as Lora (formerly Shane) Johnson and Franz Joseph.
  • Wrath of Dhan: Classic Star Trek news, props and costumes.