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Star Trek is science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry. Star Trek aired on NBC from September 8, 1966 to June 3, 1969. The show follows the crew of the USS starship Enterprise as they explore space and go "where no man has gone before". The show takes place in the 23rd century in the Milky Way Galaxy. The original show lasted three seasons and spawned many other television series, movies, and books.
Spock or Mr. Spock, who was first portrayed by Leonard Nimoy, serves aboard the starship USS Enterprise as science officer and first officer. Spock is half human and half Vulcan. Vulcan are an alien species from the planet Vulcan known for their ability for reason and logic without interference from emotions. Vulcans are also know for their ability to “mind meld” which is a technique for sharing thoughts, experiences, memories, and knowledge with another individually.