HOUSTON -- Space Center Houston is now home to a different kind of shuttle.

The fully restored Galileo Shuttlecraft, which appeared in several episodes of the original Star Trek TV series, was officially unveiled Thursday morning.

Star Trek Voyager star Robert Picardo said he often hears from scientists and astronauts who say 'Star Trek' inspired them to pursue space-related careers

Picardo is hosting the Space City Con, a science fiction convention, being held in Houston from August 2 - 4, 2013.

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