George Takei says the team behind "Star Trek" is "expecting some royalties" from the design of the Space Force logo unveiled by President TrumpDonald TrumpProsecutors focus Trump Organization probe on company's financial officer: report WHO official says it's 'premature' to think pandemic will be over by end of year Romney released from hospital after fall over the weekend MORE on Friday.

The commander in chief said he was "pleased to present" the emblem for the Space Force, the military service branch launched last month that's tasked with handling and carrying out space operations. 


Takei — who played Hikaru Sulu on "Star Trek" — was one of several social media users to point out distinct similarities between the Space Force logo and that of the Starfleet, the fictional organization on the TV series. 

Takei quipped to his 3 million Twitter followers:


A technology editor at CNBC also compared the two intergalactic designs:

Takei, 82, is one of Hollywood's most outspoken critics of Trump. He said last year that the country had hit "a new low" under the president.