Picard is the essense of unflappability and the kind of leader who's willing to relinquish command for the good of the crew.
Kirk's brillant, courageous partner in crime is the coolheaded yin to the admiral's more emotional yang.
Kirk has serious space-cowboy credentials: he'll go to any length in the service of his mission and to protect his crew and friends.
Not only does he have the ability, seemingly, to heal any injury; he'll also inflict wounds if pushed.
Sulu has the confidence to man the wheel of a massive spaceship, which he does with aplomb in Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country.
Half-man and half-Klingon, Worf is the ideal member of a space crew that's exploring alien worlds.
Though blind, La Forge is a technical master: in First Contact, he was able to remember a ship's design from memory.
She ranks as the number one babe in the universe, and she's proficient in over 80 percent of all languages.