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2014-04-28 11:25:30

[ Watch the Video: William Shatner Hosts Curiosity’s ‘Grand Entrance’ to Mars ] NASA After nearly 50 years of warping across galaxies and saving the universe from a variety of alien threats and celestial disasters, Star Trek’s William Shatner finally went where no other member of Starfleet has gone before. This weekend, the acclaimed actor and director was honored with NASA’s Distinguished Public Service medal, the highest award bestowed by the agency to non-government...

Could We One Day Visit Mars Via The USS Enterprise?
2012-05-15 13:41:58

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com Never underestimate the power of influence that Science Fiction has had on its fans. In the same way it´s influenced inventions such as 3D holographic Telepods, Star Trek is now influencing one systems and electrical engineer known as BTE-Dan to build the Enterprise. That´s right, Dan is urging the collective peoples of the World to fund and build the USS Enterprise. On his site BuildTheEnterprise.org – which has been going up and...

2009-05-09 17:55:00

Star Trek, the 11th movie based on the '60s TV series, took in $31 million on its U.S. opening day, one of Paramount's biggest openings ever, analysts said. Only Iron Man, which grossed $38.7 million in its 2008 opening, has done better for Paramount Pictures, Variety reported Saturday. The Star Trek total included $7 million in tickets for previews Thursday evening. The movie opened at 3,849 North American theaters Friday. Star Trek, directed by J.J. Abrams, takes the franchise back to its...

2009-05-08 14:08:31

Actor Leonard Nimoy has read the Top 10 List of Lines Never Before Said in a Star Trek Film on Late Show with David Letterman in New York. Nimoy appeared on Thursday night's show to promote the new origins movie Star Trek, in which he reprises his iconic Spock role. The TV and movie icon read the List of Lines Never Before Said in a Star Trek Film as follows: 10. Warp factor 8! Arby's closes in 10 minutes. 9. We're entering a breach in the space-time continuum or a wormhole or some crazy...

2009-05-07 11:30:00

NEW YORK, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Mindbreeze Software GmbH, based in Linz/Austria, is taking part in the Enterprise Search Summit (ESS) again this year. The innovative Austrian enterprise will be present at Stand No. 15 to introduce its most recent version Mindbreeze Enterprise Search 2009 Spring Release. "The ESS is known as a meeting point for the Enterprise Search Elite - this is where trends are set. For us, as a young enterprise, it is particularly important to recognize these...

2009-05-06 22:43:57

Star Trek accounted for 83 percent of advance U.S. theater ticket sales at MovieTickets.com Wednesday, the Web site said. As of noon, MovieTickets.com reported 387 sold-out screenings of the eagerly awaited origins movie, which opens in some U.S. theaters Thursday night ahead of its official Friday opening. Star Trek stars Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg, Winona Ryder and Eric Bana. It tells the story of the early days of the crew of the Starship Enterprise.

2009-01-27 21:55:47

The ashes of late Star Trek luminaries Majel Barrett Roddenberry and Gene Roddenberry are to be launched into space in 2012, the BBC says. Gene Roddenberry, who created Star Trek, died in 1991. His widow, Majel Barrett Roddenberry, died last month. She played Nurse Chapel in the original series and lent her voice to the computer of the Starship Enterprise in various Star Trek offshoots, including J.J. Abrams' upcoming big-screen prequel, Star Trek. The BBC said Majel Roddenberry had some of...

2009-01-05 08:05:00

About 300 people, some in Star Trek costumes, attended the Los Angeles funeral of Majel Barrett Roddenberry on Sunday, E! News reported. The woman known as the First Lady of Star Trek died Dec. 18, reportedly from leukemia, at the age of 76. She was married to late Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry from 1969 until he died in 1991 at the age of 70. She played Nurse Christina Chapel on the original Star Trek TV series and also lent her voice to the USS Enterprise's computer in various other...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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