Starfleet

The lower decks show how out of control Starfleet uniforms are

The following contains spoilers for Star Trek: Lower Decks Season 3, Episode 5, “Reflections,” now streaming on Paramount+. Starfleet uniforms are among the most iconic in pop culture, with their distinctive colors of red, gold and blue officially forming part of the franchise’s introduction. Yet, despite being essentially military uniforms, they have undergone an incredible […]

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Lower Decks Season 3 questions the very purpose of Starfleet

There are, of course, myriad criticisms one could level at the Federation and Starfleet. For one thing, in their slavish devotion to boldly going where no one has gone before, Starfleet often can’t keep up with things. On “Lower Decks”, a good century after the events of the original series, Starfleet was finally seen following […]

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The Starfleet Recruiting Booth Is One of Star Trek: Lower Decks’ Biggest Jokes Yet

“Star Trek: Lower Decks” finds much of its humor in the odd banality of existing among the Lower Decks. Sure, they occasionally encounter new alien species and go on crazy adventures, but they also do a ton of heavy lifting and take care of most of the jobs that senior officers don’t want anything to […]

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Reviews | Why does the Trump-born space force keep stepping on rakes?

“Semper Supra” reads like a list of currencies, as POLITICO’s Steve Heuser tweeted. Military.com gave the final verdict on the anthem: “It’s not a banger.” But the anthem isn’t Space Force’s most laughable mistake. Previously, the force’s exaggerated uniforms were compared to something out of the ordinary Battlestar Galactica wardrobe. The branch’s “delta” emblem and […]

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Morgan Bateson is Starfleet’s most underrated captain

The following contains spoilers for Star Trek: Lower Decks Season 3, Episode 1, “Grounded,” now streaming on Paramount+. Starfleet’s most underrated captain is back. Viewers got their first and, so far, last glimpse of Captain Morgan Bateson when Captain Jean Luc Picard of the USS Enterprise was about to deliver some bad news to him. […]

Deep space exploration

Deep Space Exploration Market: Moon Exploration, Transportation, Mars Exploration Industry Forecast, 2021-2027

PORTLAND, ORAGON, USA, September 21, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — deep space exploration market by subsystem (propulsion system, command and control system, navigation and guidance system), application (lunar exploration, transport, Mars exploration, orbital infrastructure, others), technological mode (rockets, robots, satellites, Landers, Orbiters): Global Opportunity Industry Analysis and Forecast, 2021-2027 The deep space exploration market is expected to […]

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‘It’s not a banger’: The response to the official Space Force song is less than stellar | US Army

Space Force, the sixth and newest branch of the US military, unveiled its official song on Tuesday amid a less than stellar critical response. As one website dedicated to covering the US Armed Forces put it: “It’s not a banger.” The Space Force was created in 2019 from the United States Air Force at the […]

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Space Force has its own theme song

Photo: Ron Chenoy – USA TODAY Sports Do you remember Space Force? Once a figment of Donald Trump’s imagination, it now exists in the world. There are living Space Force Guardians who do real, if somewhat mysterious, things. Angry emails inform me that the Space Force has serious responsibilities. That may be true, but for […]

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Lower Decks’ TNG Nod Reveals Starfleet’s Weakness

The following contains spoilers for Star Trek: Lower Decks Season 3, Episode 4, “Room for Growth,” now streaming on Paramount+. star trek was conceived as a utopian future where humanity had solved some of its most fundamental problems and united peacefully to explore the cosmos. As the franchise evolved, subsequent series examined the limits of […]

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US Space Force uses situational awareness software from Aust

Space situational awareness is an ever-changing target. Software from Sydney-based Saber Astronautics, which describes itself as a “global space operations provider”, is spreading rapidly in the US military. He just won another $540,000 to meet the growing list of information that the new Space Force Operations Command keeps discovering it needs in its “Space Cockpit”. […]

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The most important moments in Starfleet history

Contrary to popular belief, even among star trek fans, the United Federation of Planets and Starfleet are not the same organization. Starfleet actually predates the Federation and its history is tied to most of the time humans spent in space. RELATED: Star Trek: Important Moments in Federation HistoryAlthough the organization and appearance of Starfleet personnel […]

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NASA and Space Force discuss options for Artemis I launch

ORLANDO, Fla. — To use a theater metaphor, the curtain has yet to be drawn on NASA’s opportunities to launch the Artemis I mission this month. During a media conference call Thursday, Sept. 8, NASA leaders said they were working on a plan that could see the launch of the 322-foot-tall Space Launch System (SLS) […]

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NASA needs space force blessing for SLS launch in late September

SLS on the Kennedy Space Center launch pad in Florida. Photo: Nasa Like a student late to submit a mission, NASA has requested a Space Force extension that would allow the space agency to make a third launch attempt of its mega Moon rocket later this month. from NASA The Space Launch System rocket is […]

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Is the first contact era of Starfleet uniforms the best?

Star Trek has always had its fair share of unique uniforms, but are they the best? When it comes to Star Trek, there isn’t just one thing that defines the series the most. Ships are important, as are the captains of each of the respective series, but uniforms are an equally important but not as […]

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KMI Wins Three Space Force Study Contracts for Debris Cleanup Technology

Michigan-based KMI has partnered with three universities for the Orbital Prime program WASHINGTON – Kall Morris Inc. announced Sept. 7 that it has received three study contracts for debris cleanup technologies under the Space Force Orbital Prime program. Michigan-based KMI is a research and development startup focused on space debris remediation. Orbital Prime is operated […]

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Navy seeks to improve space play, including through Space Force

NRL’s Naval Center for Space Technology provides the robotic arms for DARPA’s Geosynchronous Satellite Robotic Servicing Experiment. (DARPA) WASHINGTON — With the Navy’s growing interest in space capabilities, the service has increased spending on research and development of its sailors’ space expertise, according to the Naval Research Laboratory’s top space official. “I would say the […]