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Ex Astris, Scientia is the motto of Starfleet Academy from the Star Trek television series. It is Latin for "from the stars, comes knowledge". The motto was first seen on an Academy emblem in the background of The Next Generation episode The First Duty, although at that time, it read as the less grammatically correct "Ex Astra, Scientia". The official logo of Starfleet Academy, circa 2370. ... Star Trek collectively refers to six science fiction television series spanning 726 episodes, ten motion pictures, and hundreds of novels, video games, and other works of fiction, all set within the same fictional universe created by Gene Roddenberry in the early- to mid-1960s. ... Latin is the language originally spoken in the region around Rome called Latium. ... An emblem consists of a pictorial image, abstract or representational, that epitomizes a concept - often a concept of a moral truth or an allegory. ... The title as it appeared in most episodes opening credits. ...


The motto based on the motto of the Apollo 13 mission, "Ex luna scientia" (from the moon, comes knowledge), as confirmed by Michael Okuda (Star Trek: The Next Generation, Season 5 DVD Special Features, "Memorable Missions"). Apollo 13 was an American space mission, part of the Apollo program. ... Michael Okuda is an artist who is best known for his work on Star Trek. ...


Ex Astris Scientia has been adopted by Bernd Schneider as the title of his website dedicated to information on the Star Trek fictional universe; the site is considered by most Star Trek fans to be among if not the very best of sites on the subject due to its great size and scope, the high reliability of its facts, and its intelligent, well thought out opinions. Features of the site include galleries, specifications, and in-depth examinations of varieties of starships; examinations of various technologies; episode guides on all of the Star Trek movies and series, including Star Trek: The Animated Series; a timeline and character biographies; works of fan fiction; a database of non-canon ship designs; book and model kit reviews; and a list of hyperlinks. The front page of the English Wikipedia website. ... Star Trek collectively refers to six science fiction television series spanning 726 episodes, ten motion pictures, and hundreds of novels, video games, and other works of fiction, all set within the same fictional universe created by Gene Roddenberry in the early- to mid-1960s. ... A fictional universe is a cohesive fictional world that serves as the setting or backdrop for one or (more commonly) multiple works of fiction. ... This article is about the vehicle for interstellar travel. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Film refers to the celluloid media on which movies are printed Film is a term that encompasses motion pictures as individual projects, as well as the field in general. ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... Star Trek: The Animated Series is an animated science fiction television series set in the Star Trek universe. ... Alternative meanings: Timeline is a 1999 science fiction novel by Michael Crichton Timeline is a 2003 film based on the novel. ... This is an article on biographies. ... Fan fiction (also spelled fanfiction and commonly abbreviated to fanfic) is fiction written by people who enjoy a film, novel, television show or other media work, using the characters and situations developed in it and developing new plots in which to use these characters. ... A database is an organized collection of data. ... In the context of fiction, the canon of a fictional universe comprises those novels, stories, films, etc. ... Look up book in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A physical model is used in various contexts to mean a physical representation of some thing. ... A hyperlink, or simply a link, is a reference in a hypertext document to another document or other resource. ...


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