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Encyclopedia > The Star Trek Encyclopedia

The Star Trek Encyclopedia: A Reference Guide to the Future is an encyclopedia of all things related to Star Trek. The most recent edition was published in 1999 (ISBN 0671536095); this edition goes up to the end of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and the fifth season of Star Trek: Voyager, and the movie Star Trek: Insurrection. All editions were published by Pocket Books, and Paramount Pictures holds the copyrights. 1913 advertisement for Encyclopædia Britannica. ... This article is being rewritten at Star Trek/temp. ... 1999 is a common year starting on Friday of the Common Era, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Space station Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (ST:DS9 or STDS9 or DS9 for short) is a science fiction television series produced by Paramount and set in the Star Trek universe. ... The starship Voyager (NCC-74656), an Intrepid-class starship. ... Star Trek: Insurrection (Paramount Pictures, 1998) is the ninth Star Trek feature film. ... Pocket Books is the name of a subdivision of Simon & Schuster publishers. ... The Paramount Pictures logo used from 1987 to 1995. ...

The Encyclopedia features very detailed information about characters, planets, technologies, ships, and so on, as well as brief synopses of episodes and movies. It also features many different diagrams, from examples of different writing systems to the evolution of uniforms and shuttlecraft. The book is filled with pictures, most of them in color. A planet in common parlance is a large object in orbit around a star that is not a star itself. ... // Technology [from Gr. ... Starship - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Shuttlecraft can represent: Shuttlecraft (Star Trek) - Star Trek: This class of ship are small space vehicles which are stored and launched from large starships when personal navigational control is required or when heavier equipment and or a longer range is required than the transporter can accommodate. ...

As a rule, the Encyclopedia only covers canon, which in Star Trek includes the TV shows and the movies. Although Star Trek also includes an animated series and a huge number of fiction books, these don't have canon status, and are thus not covered by the Encyclopedia. This is in contrast to the Star Trek:The Next Generation Technical Manual, which makes detailed speculations about Star Trek technology, written from a 24rd-century perspective, and the Star Trek Chronology, which makes many interpolations about specific dates in Star Trek history, which although reasonable, are not established within canon. In the context of fiction, the canon of a fictional universe comprises those novels, stories, films, etc. ...

The Encyclopedia was written by Michael and Denise Okuda and illustrated by Doug Drexler. The first edition was published in 1994 and was co-written with Debbie Mirek. Michael Okuda is an artist who is best known for his work on Star Trek. ... 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ...

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Star Trek - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (3439 words)
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 and mid 1960s.
Star Trek: Phase II was set to air in 1978 as the flagship series of a proposed Paramount television network, and 12 episode scripts were written before production was due to begin.
Star Trek: The Next Generation was the highest rated of all the Star Trek series, and was the number-one syndicated show during the last few years of its original run.
The Star Trek Encyclopedia of Technology and Physics (18702 words)
Already, before the episode was produced and aired, the writers of the Star Trek Encyclopedia stated that antigrav thrusters were used in the ascent of Voyager from a surface, and that the landing pylons merely provided additional stability while being on the surface.
Bodies as stars and planets cause a very small distortion (the geometric distortion of the sun is only 1/2000th degree in comparison with 'flat' space-time).
Neutrinos are often mentioned in Star Trek, for example in 'The Enemy' (TNG), where Geordi is found by a neutrino beacon, and in 'A Matter of Honor' (TNG), a neutrino beam is used to remove ship-eating parasites.
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