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Encounter with William Shatner

Willie Yee, MD, attended the William Shatner Weekend at the Star Trek Original Series Set Tour in Ticonderoga, New York, June 7 – 9 2019. Dr. Yee is a volunteer for the organization. This was William Shatner’s third visit to … Continue reading

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Star Trek Set Tour — Captain’s Weekend

William Shatner, Captain James T. Kirk, on the Bridge

During the weekend of December 7 and 8, it was my pleasure to volunteer at the Star Trek Set Tour in upstate Ticonderoga, New York. The occasion was the ‘Captain’s Weekend,’ featuring a return visit from Captain Kirk himself, William … Continue reading

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Real Life ‘Planet Vulcan’ Found

Real Planet Vulcan

Although “Star Trek”‘s ‘planet Vulcan’ happens to be fictional, real-life astronomers have just announced that they have indeed found a ‘Class M’ Earth-like planet — right where Vulcan is supposedly located! The new planet was been found orbiting in the … Continue reading

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Many Questions, Few Facts About Picard Series

Patrick Stewart

As Trekkers, we were all excited over the recent announcement of an upcoming new “Star Trek” TV series to feature the return of Jean-Luc Picard, as confirmed by Sir Patrick Stewart himself. We know that the series is obviously still … Continue reading

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“Star Trek” Honored With Special Emmy Award

Star Trek Special Emmy

The Television Academy recently honored “Star Trek” with its prestigious ‘2018 Governors Award,’ given in recognition of “the visionary science-fiction television franchise and its legacy of boldly propelling science, society and culture where no one has gone before.” The Academy … Continue reading

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Star Trek Tour — Spend a December Weekend With the Captains

Star Trek set tour captains

In May, he came. He saw. He conquered the crowd. And not much later, he called up and asked, “Could we please do it again?” And so we are. On December 7 and 8, the Star Trek Set Tour in … Continue reading

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Procedure – Star Trek Leadership Lesson #3

Your procedures must be precise. Follow all the steps of the plan first or be precise in following what procedure you plan to follow. This works well with the second lesson of this series, “Rules.” The rules may state that … Continue reading

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The Rules – Star Trek Leadership Lesson #2

Order and peace in the Federation are maintained by strict adherence to a set of rules, but sometimes you have to break the rules. Each captain knew the Prime Directive, just as most times you know the rules, or laws, … Continue reading

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22 Important Leadership Lessons in Star Trek – Article Series Intro

You may think this is your average list of what makes a good leader in Star Trek a good leader. You might be right, but you could also look at it from the view of a simple engineering specialist, i.e. … Continue reading

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RIP — Roger Perry (1933 – 2018)

Roger Perry portrays Capt. John Christopher in Star Trek TOS

Roger Perry (May 7, 1933 – July 12, 2018) Roger Perry, a veteran character actor best known for his roles in Star Trek: TOS and The Facts of Life, has died after a battle with prostate cancer.  He was 85. … Continue reading

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