Book Description

Review 'The handsomely illustrated compendium looks at space, intergalactic travel, the possibility of alien life and dozens of other topics through the prism of the characters, plots, themes, weaponry, gadgets and other ideas interwoven into?Star Trek.' --Parade'This book is excellent....It's thorough and clever, and just fun.'??Revolution Science Fiction?This guide is for anyone ready to launch their own mission into space?the final frontier. Your personal voyage to explore strange new worlds begins here.? Star Trek fans and budding stargazers who are ready to launch their own space mission, this inventive book blends science and fiction, making learning fun.?-Able Greenspan Review??compact and clearly explained charts show how you can beam yourself up and join the crew on their voyages?at least in spirit.?- The Jersey Journal?The blend of real astronomy and bits of Star Trek lore and information is really charming, and will put any Trekkie (or Trekker) into some form of long-term astronomical hypnosis.?-Astronomy Online?Stunningly illustrated with hundreds of full-color images?artists? interpretations, images generated by NASA missions, and stills of favorite Star Trek scenes and characters?here is an incomparable voyage toward the final frontier.? Geographic?tackles the topic with its strengths: Great photos, mind-blowing color graphics and strong layout and design.?-Wilmington Star News Read more About the Author ANDREW FAZEKAS, aka The Night Sky Guy, is a science writer, broadcaster, and lecturer who shares his passion for the wonders of the universe through all media. He is a regular contributor to National Geographic News and is the national cosmic correspondent for Canada's Weather Network TV channel, space columnist for CBC Radio network, and a consultant for the Canadian Space Agency. As an active member of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Andrew has given hundreds of public talks and workshops, and has been observing the heavens from Montreal for over a quarter century and has never met a clear night sky he didn't like. Read more