'Star Trek' spaceship command center re-created in Oklahoma City warehouse
BY SANDI DAVIS NewsOK.com
Monday, February 11, 2013
OKLAHOMA CITY - In a battered Oklahoma City warehouse sits a jaw-dropping exact copy of a starship bridge Capt. James T. Kirk would be proud to command.
The computer screens blink with information, the captain's chair looks ready to order phaser fire and the bright orange doors open onto the elevator that might take one out throughout the fictional USS Ajax.
On a recent rainy day, sound and light technicians and builders Scott Johnson and Richard Wells and Hillsgate, Vt.-based Jim Bray were putting finishing touches on the bridge. Later this month, the web series of the adventures of the “Starship Ajax” will begin shooting.
Bray, the producer and director of the project, was in town a few more days before returning home.
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Local filmmakers have re-created the bridge of the Starship Enterprise, featured in the long-running television sci-fi series, Star Trek. On the bridge are, from left, Scott Johnson, Jim Bray and Richard Wells. JIM BECKEL/NewsOK.com