Stand, Starship Enterprise, Star Trek


Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

This is the original stand for the 11-foot model of the Starship Enterprise created for the filming of the "Star Trek" TV show, which ran for three seasons from 1966-1969. The stand was cut, bent, and removed during the restoration of the Enterprise model by Rogay, Inc., during November 1991-February 1992, in preparation for the model's exhibit in the "Star Trek" exhibit at the National Air & Space Museum. The blue chalk on the stand remains from its use filming in front of a blue screen. Paramount Pictures donated the stand along with the model to the Smithsonian in 1974.

Collection Item Long Description:



Inventory Number


Credit Line

Gift of Paramount Pictures, Inc.

Country of Origin

United States of America


Overall, steel; with blue chalk covering on bottom of stand


Overall: 56.5 × 26 × 46.4cm, 16.3kg (1 ft. 10 1/4 in. × 10 1/4 in. × 1 ft. 6 1/4 in., 36lb.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum


MODELS-Science Fiction