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‘New Voyages’ Sets Will Open To Public

It requires a trek to Upstate New York, but it’s probably worth it

There’s a good chance that no more new episodes of the fan-film “Star Trek: New Voyages” will be produced. But that doesn’t mean the meticulously constructed re-creation of the original “Star Trek” sets will sit in the dark. James Cawley, the producer behind “New Voyages,” is now opening those sets to the public in Ticonderoga, New York. The project, which has been licensed by CBS Consumer Products, will begin July 30 and include guided tours and photo opportunities. “To me, there is no other franchise around that is more enjoyable and more socially relevant than Star Trek, …
 | Jul-15-2016 | 
Birth Of The Starfleet Insignia

Producer sought to correct starship assignment patches in ‘The Original Series’

Production errors can yield some fascinating twists to continuity. In the case of the original “Star Trek” series, the role of the USS Enterprise’s iconic assignment patch is a prime example. Crewmen aboard Capt. James T. Kirk’s famed ship could later boast that its emblem became the primary symbol for Starfleet personnel as witnessed in later films and series. Other ships in the show — like Commodore Matt Decker’s USS Constellation in “The Doomsday Machine” and Capt. Tracey’s USS Exeter in “The Omega Glory” — were shown to have their own uniform emblems, each appar …
 | Apr-25-2013 |