Modeling the Star Trek Discovery Badge

A behind the scenes look at creating badges from Star Trek

Erin Winick
Jul 29, 2017 · 1 min read
Final badge design rendered in SOLIDWORKS

Growing up with a dad who is a huge Star Trek fan, and being a science fan myself, I have always had an affection for all the Star Trek series. With all of the comic con news coming out about the new series, I decided now was a perfect time to do a fun Star Trek cosplay modeling project! I took a stab at free-handing the commanders badge from the new Star Trek Discovery series in SOLIDWORKS.

Get a behind the scenes look at a time lapse of my modeling process below! Want to 3D print the final badge for yourself? You can download my model for free .

More of a Star Trek Voyager fan? (my favorite Star Trek series. Go Janeway!) I have also modeled the combadge from Voyager that is available for download .

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Erin Winick

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Scicomm specialist for the International Space Station. B.S. Mechanical engineering. Covering intersections of STEM and creativity. Views are my own.