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.
At the edge of the universe, discovery begins.
Did You Know?
The design of the USS Discovery bears a strong resemblance to the original concept design (by Ralph McQuarrie
) of the refitted Enterprise for the canceled 1970s film Star Trek: Planet of the Titans. When that film was canceled, the design was also considered for the canceled television series "Star Trek: Phase II". See more
In the TNG episode, "Homeward," Captain Picard believed saving a race whose planet was doomed but had not yet made interstellar contact would violate the Prime Directive.
In the opening of this episode they save a doomed race but no mention is made of the Prime Directive. See more