(Above: James Doohan as Scotty working a fourth act miracle in the "Jefferies Tube" from an original STAR TREK episode.)
Neil DeGrasse Tyson agrees with us all: the design of the original STAR TREK Enterprise is a thing of beauty. Just take a look at his comments in the beginning of this video.
Here's some information on the designer of the vessel (as well as many other TREK things), Matt Jefferies.
Big hat tip to Doug Drexler.
↵ Use original player
Invalid meta for Vimeo
MATT JEFFERIES AVIATION ILLUSTRATOR 720p R021 from Doug Drexler on Vimeo.