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Star Trek Personalized Email Addresses

Friday, May 3rd, 2013


For the fan who wants to “communicate like Starfleet,” a personalized Star Trek email address is the way to go.

Three different Star Trek-themed email addresses will allow fans express their fandom with every email sent or received.


More Ask Your Questions

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

Several opportunities to ask questions to cast members of Star Trek into Darkness are available.

The first opportunity is courtesy of moviefone.


The 1701 Chosen Revealed

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

The 1701 have been chosen, and their prizes revealed.

According to, packages are arriving via FedEx for those selected to be the 1701.


Ask The Star Trek Into Darkness Cast

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

Fans wishing to ask the cast of Star Trek into Darkness a question about the movie have a chance to do so courtesy of CNN.

All fans need to do is ask the question on video, and upload it to CNN’s site for a chance to have their questions answered.


IMAX Star Trek Into Darkness Poster

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

For fans attending the first US IMAX showing of Star Trek into Darkness, a free giveaway will accompany the movie.

IMAX will be giving away posters to fans attending the May 15th 8 PM Star Trek into Darkness showing.


May-June 2013 Trek Conventions And Appearances

Monday, April 29th, 2013

There will be twenty conventions, shows or appearances in May and June that feature actors of interest to Star Trek fans. This listing of conventions and shows features actors from all of the televised series and several of the Star Trek movies.

There will be eleven conventions or appearances in May, beginning with Texas Frightmare Weekend, which will be held at the Hyatt Regency DFW Airport in Dallas, Texas on May 3-5. In attendance at the Texas Frightmare Weekend will be Jeffrey Combs and Denise Crosby.


Star Trek Into Darkness Sweepstakes

Friday, April 26th, 2013

In a new sweepstakes offered by Amazon Prime and EPIX, one lucky fan will be able to attend the Los Angeles premiere of Star Trek into Darkness.

The prize includes two passes, travel and lodging, cash and more!


Shuttle Restoration Nears Completion

Friday, April 26th, 2013

The fan restoration of the original series Galileo shuttle is almost finished.

Trek fans Adam Schneider and Alec Peters have been working on the restoration of the twenty-foot-long, nine-foot-tall shuttle for months after the shuttle was purchased at auction last July.


New Trek Museum To Open

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Canada’s only Star Trek museum is set to open this summer.

The Trekcetera Museum will open this June in Vulcan, Alberta, Canada.


Are You The 1701?

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Last year, a website was unveiled in a Star Trek into Darkness clip during a scene when John Harrison was in the brig. The website was

At the site, readers were urged to sign up for future updates, and were told “We will tell you when the search begins.”


Beam Me Up App Up For Award

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

The Beam Me Up Star Trek Augmented Reality App is up for a Webby Award and fans can help it win.

Last fall, fans at London’s Destination Star Trek convention were able to use a Star Trek Augmented Reality app to “beam up” from a mock-up of the Enterprise’s transporter room, and to see the results on their smartphones.


Eager UK Trek Fans Crash IMAX Site

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

Tickets for the IMAX showing of Star Trek into Darkness went on sale yesterday in the UK, and fan demand was so high that it crashed the IMAX website.

The same high demand also caused difficulties for the ODEON online ticket sales site.


Trek Fan Record Falls Short

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

A group of fans in Dallas failed to break the Guinness World Record for people dressed as Star Trek characters.

The fans were attending a Texas Lottery event where the draws were the appearance of William Shatner as host of the event, and the attempt to set the world record.


April-May 2013 Trek Conventions And Appearances

Monday, April 1st, 2013

There will be twenty-eight conventions, shows or appearances in April and May that feature actors of interest to Star Trek fans. This listing of conventions and shows features actors from all of the televised series and several of the Star Trek movies.

April begins with the Steel City Con, which will be held from Apr. 5-7 at the Monroeville Convention Center in Monroeville, Pennsylvania, USA. In attendance at the Steel City Con will be Dwight Schultz.


Star Trek Over London

Monday, March 25th, 2013

On Saturday night, the Star Trek logo appeared over London skies.

Paramount took part in the World Wildlife Foundation’s (WWF) International Earth Hour event in London by using quadrocopters to form the Federation logo in the sky.