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Stardate 95504.07 through 95523.22

November 26, 2017 – December 02, 2017

Welcome to the twenty-second edition of GGA Ready Room! Let’s take a look at what Star Trek news we missed last week, shall we? As a reminder: the standard date for the post will be shown in the title but the week being recapped (November 26 through Decemer 02 in this case) will be shown in the main header in Stardate format as calculated by Star Trek:Online – this calculator will be used since there is not a standard format across all the television shows and feature films and it is easily accessible.


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A Look Back This Week in Star Trek History

What episodes of what shows aired this time in history? What movies were released? If these are questions you constantly ask, you’ll find the answer here!

  • Star Trek: The Voyage Home, Novemeber 26, 1986
  • ST:TNG, Season 2, Episode 2, “Where Silence Has Lease”, November 26, 1988
  • ST:Voyager, Season 4, Episode 11, “Concerning Flight”, November 26, 1997
  • ST:Enterprise, Season 3, Episode 11, “Carpenter Street”, November 26, 2003
  • ST:Enterprise, Season 4, Episode 8, “Awakening”, November 26, 2004
  • ST:TOS, Season 1, Episode 0, “The Cage”, November 27, 1988
  • ST:TNG, Season 7, Episode 11, “Parallels”, November 27, 1993
  • ST:DS9, Season 4, Episode 9, “Our Man Bashir”, November 27, 1995
  • ST:Voyager, Season 2, Episode 12, “Resistance”, November 27, 1995
  • ST:Voyager, Season 3, Episode 11, “The Q and the Grey”, November 27, 1996
  • ST:Enterprise, Season 2, Episode 10, “Vanishing Point”, November 27, 2002
  • ST:TNG, Season 1, Episode 10, “Haven”, November 28, 1987
  • ST:DS9, Season 2, Episode 10, “Sanctuary”, November 28, 1993
  • ST:DS9, Season 3, Episode 10, “Fascination”, November 28, 1994
  • ST:Enterprise, Season 1, Episode 11, “Cold Front”, November 28, 2001
  • ST:TOS, Season 3, Episode 11, “Wink of an Eye”, November 29, 1968
  • ST:Voyager, Season 7, Episode 9, “Flesh and Blood”, November 29, 2000
  • ST:Voyager, Season 7, Episode 10, “Flesh and Blood: Part 2”, November 29, 2000
  • ST:TOS, Season 2, Episode 11, “Friday’s Child”, December 1, 1967
  • ST:Animated, Season 1, Episode 13, “The Ambergris Element”, December 1, 1973
  • ST:Voyager, Season 6, Episode 10, “Pathfinder”, December 1, 1999
  • ST:Voyager, Season 5, Episode 8, “Nothing Human”, December 2, 1998


What have our favorite Star Trek players been up to?

  • Composer Jeff Russo is teasing the music writing for Star Trek: Discovery. Delicious As Always? I’m curious to know to which episode this piece will belong…

  • Producer Ted Sullivan joined the podcast Engage for an interview. Catch the information in his tweet below:


Mixed Media

Whether it be fan art, a mash-up music video, music from the series, game related news, or just recently discovered concept art, below you will find all the arts of Star Trek from this week.

  • IDW has released a new story: Star Trek: Discovery: The Light of Kahless. The comic book is centered on the Klingon side of events of Star Trek: Discovery and is written by Mike Johnson and Kirsten Beyer (writer, ST:Discovery). Art, and the main cover, is by Tony Shasteen. Three alternate covers include a still from the television show, art by JK Woodward, and ship art by Declan Shavley and colorist Jordie Bellaire. The 32-page book retails for $3.99 and can be purchased from your local comic book shop. has a short preview of the first few pages.

Star Trek Discovery Light Of Kahless numbr 1 covers

  • Simon & Schuster/Pocket Books has released Star Trek: Titan: Fortune of War, a new novel that follows Admiral William T. Riker, Captain Christine Vale, and the crew of the Starship Titan. The 304 page book was written by David Mack and is available as an audiobook as well as paperback and ebook. Amazon lists all three purchase options with a price tag under $7, but do check with your local bookstore. The audiobook is read by Robert Petkoff and an excerpt is available below the synopsis:

Star Trek Titan Fortune Of War David MackTwenty years have passed since the interstellar scourge known as the Husnock were exterminated without warning by a being with godlike abilities. Left behind, intact but abandoned, their desolate worlds and derelict ships brim with destructive potential. Now a discovery by a Federation cultural research team has drawn the attention of several ruthless factions. From black market smugglers to alien military forces, it seems every belligerent power in the quadrant hopes to capture the Husnock’s lethal technology. All that stands between the Galaxy and those who have come to plunder the cruelest secrets of the Husnock are Admiral William Riker, Captain Christine Vale, and the crew of the Starship Titan.



Official Federation Sanctioned Events

If you are lucky enough to live near enough, one of the following events coming up this month may be of interest to you. If you do attend, take pictures and let us know how it went!

  • May 21, 2016 – September 30, 2018 – Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds in Seattle, Washington. This event is an exhibition showcasing the impact that Star Trek has had on every day life from culture and arts to technology and even sports.
  • May 02, 2017 – December 16, 2017 – Star Trek Original Series Set Tour in Ticonderoga, New York. Relive the days of 1960’s Captain Kirk with the set of the show that started it all.
  • October 28, 2017 – May 28, 2018 – Starfleet Academy Experience in Jersey City, New Jersey. The interactive exhibit resides inside the Liberty Science Center and allows fans to get a feel for the life of a Starfleet Cadet. Attendees begin at orientation, learn what is required to be in science, engineering, medical, and command, and end with graduation. The exhibit includes the real-life science behind the show, including the science developed or inspired by Star Trek.
  • January 05, 2018 – January 17, 2018 – Star Trek: The Cruise II in Miami, Florida. Two cruises, each 6 days long, are set to sail from Miami to the Caribbean with various Star Trek stars and themed events. 


En Memorium 

Red shirts are not the only crew members lost in Star Trek. We pay our respects to the following men and women that served their time with Starfleet, the Federation, or touched some form of the Star Trek universe:

  • Star Trek: The Original Series guest actor Stewart Moss passed away at the age of 79 on November 27, 2017. He played two characters in ST:TOS; the first as Starfleet officer Joe Tormolen in Season 1, Episode 4, “The Naked Time,” who pulled a butter knife on Sulu (George Takei) and Riley (Bruce Hyde); the second as Hanar, part of an alien species called the Kelvan that commandeers the Enterprise. In addition to Star Trek, Moss had bit parts in television throughout the 1960s, 1970s, and the 1980s, including a reoccurring role in Hogan’s Heroes.
Stewart Moss as Hanar in Star Trek: The Original Series, Season 2, Episode 22: "By Any Other Name"

Stewart Moss as Hanar in Star Trek: The Original Series, Season 2, Episode 22: “By Any Other Name”


The Neutral Fan Zone

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  • Tweet any GGA Star Trek article with the tags #GGANews FanZone.


Boldly Go On Your Way

This wraps up this week’s GGA Ready Room! Thank you for joining us as we explore the universe of Star Trek, one week at a time. If I missed anything, please let me know and it’ll be included in next week’s news round up! Until next time, boldly go on your way, in your own way, and report back your findings.

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