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Original 'Star Trek' Galileo Shuttlecraft Restored (Photos)

Exterior Galileo Aft Quarter

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Exterior Galileo aft quarter. Photo taken May 3, 2013.

Spock in 'The Galileo Seven'

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Spock (Leonard Nimoy) surveys damage from Galileo’s crash landing on planet Taurus II (episode “The Galileo Seven”)

Fragment of Galileo’s Original Outer Shell

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Leslie Schneider holds up a fragment of Galileo’s original 1967-vintage outer shell, showing part of the NCC-1701/7 registration number from the aft hull. Photo taken May 3, 2013.

Interior Galileo Looking Forward

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Interior of Galileo looking forward. Frame on left is supporting the upper door panel. Photo taken May 3, 2013.

Galileo’s Hull Markings

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tracings indicate where Galileo’s hull markings are to be painted. Photo taken May 3, 2013.

Galileo’s 'Wing' and Engine Tube

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Looking down Galileo’s “wing” and engine tube. Photo taken May 3, 2013.

Galileo Empty Interior

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The exterior mockup was always empty inside; the furnished interior of the shuttle was a separate set that was too large to have fit inside Galileo’s outer shell. Photo taken May 3, 2013.

Galileo 'Busy Box'

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The "busy box" on the right side of Galileo's aft hull was built by a Star Trek fan, to replicate the original set piece. Photo taken May 3, 2013.

Galileo Shuttlecraft March 2013 Condition

The Galileo Restoration

The Galileo shuttlecraft from the original "Star Trek" television series has been moved out of storage in Ohio, where it has been for 20+ years to Master Shipwrights, a professional boat restoration facility in New Jersey, where it will undergo a massive, ground-up restoration. [Full Story]

Transporting the Galileo Shuttlecraft

The Galileo Restoration

On July 12, 2012, the "Star Trek" Galileo shuttlecraft was moved from former owner Lynn Miller's house to a storage facility in Ohio. [Full Story]

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