The upward-facing Delta of Starfleet had already been established in 1964 in the canon of Star Trek . It's the professional space nerds that have cheated Star Trek for decades. However, if you go back even further, you will find that the "delta over a globe" used in Trek was itself inspired by an early NASA logo that was already in 1959 – five years before the first episode of [19659003-erstelltwurde] Star Trek was ever broadcast.
Star Trek and the US government's space agencies have stolen from each other for decades and are likely to continue to do so. If you want to condemn the Trump administration, stick to real complaints. There are so many. You are spoiled for choice.
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