"I recall the great sf author Isaac Asimov writing in the TV Guide at the time when Space:1999 premiered about the atrocious science regarding the moon being blasted out of orbit.He wrote that in actuality given the premise the moon would have been…"
"The first season of Space:1999 has a far richer look to it than the second & final season.According to what I read,Lew Grade poured a lot of money into the show in hopes of getting into the US market & internationally.He also was producing…"
"Years ago Ed there was an attempt to revive for TV a new Space:1999 show.While I always was very impressed by the lavish visual design of the show(sets,models,props,etc.)the writing just never worked for me with a few exceptions.So a S:'99…"
"Ed,In the book I read The Complete Gerry Anderson by Chris Bentley,he writes that at the beginning all 3 networks were excited about biding for the Thunderbirds.Then,one of the networks backed out for some unknown reason.The other two networks then…"
"I read an excellent book about Gerry Anderson & his many sf TV shows.At one time all 3 major US TV networks(ABC,CBS,NBC)were interested in bringing the Thunderbirds to their network.Gerry was very excited,not only would this be a huge market to…"
"The "British Walt Disney"is an excellent title for Gerry Anderson,Phil.He,his wife Sylvia,& the remarkable special FX teams they put together provided many hours of entertainment.Legendary FX maestro Derek Meddings worked on a number…"
"I agree that E2 wasn't an exciting,fast moving adventure story.However,I did find some of the issues it tackled interesting & how they addressed them.I did not envision though just how this would have been a compelling weekly series.The…"
"Here's an oldie:"Earth 2." Not to be confused with the 1994-'95 TV series.This was a sf TV-movie from the early '70s which also served as a pilot. It was about the first human community living on a huge satellite in space…"
"The novelization seems to provide a slightly better explanation for beaming from Earth to Kronos (natively, Qo'noS). He apparently used the experimental transwarp beaming device to relay himself to an orbiting freighter, then on to the Moon…"
"Captain Oxlade had left the confines of the bridge. He headed to the science labs, It had been ages since had time to get away from the quietness of the bridge. All the senior crew were on walk about themselves. He walked into the labs and it was…"
"Thanks for the add Scott! It's nice to meet a fellow Trek fan from Florida. If you ever deside to join Starfleet International please let me know I'd love to add you to the crew of my corresponce chapter I'm starting or put you in…"
" "Well Admiral while it is true I have been meeting some of the crew, I have not seen everybody yet; seen most of their service record files though. The ones I have meant... yes I think they will be fine. From what I can tell about…"
The U.S.S. Diversity NFC-97028 is a fledgling chapter of the International Federation of Trekkers (IFT or The Federation) located in Buffalo, New York. Although we hope to establish a strong physical presence, we are also very open to cyber membership.The Federation is the only Star Trek fan organization endorsed by the Roddenberry family, and Gene Roddenberry himself co-founded the organization.Our mission in the U.S.S. Diversity NFC-97028 is to promote creativity, abolish war, materialism and…See More
Welcome to all Officers and Crewmen.The STARFINDER is a Utopia -class Heavy Destroyer whose main goals are search&rescue,exploration,andto maintain combat readiness for patrol inthe more hostile regions.See More
"Yeah, I agree that a 2 hour run time limits the ability to fully explore indept character development or story exploration. I hope Abrams will use more of McCoy in the next Trek movie as he seemed a bit under used in 'Into Darkness'. JJ…"
" The test pilot made it out because he was ready for something. The action,long mission guys had a bad habit of easing off . Can't blame them on long missions,but death sure can come in strange ways. B-24…"