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How do USS Enterprise Crew members receive emails or other forms of personal messages?

Given that the location of the USS Enterprise seems to be at least slightly classified (and when they're on fleet maneuvers, very classified), you'd probably need to send your letter in electronic ...
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Is there any Star Trek material set after Nemesis?

The new 2020 series Star Trek: Picard starts after Picard's retirement as an admiral, and Data's death (in Nemesis) as a past fact is mentioned.
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Which Star Trek novel featured disgusting bag-like aliens?

The Three-Minute Universe - Book 41 of the series, which I originally found by my search taking me here. The Sackers may be the most hated race in the galaxy, so repugnant that their mere ...
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Which actors from the original Star Trek pilot "The Cage" appeared in later Star Trek media?

Excluding 'The Menagerie: Parts I & II' (which includes archival footage of 'The Cage') a number of actors appeared in both the pilot episode and other episodes of Star Trek. Leonard Nimoy ...
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Is there any example of a vessel colliding with a cloaked object?

In Star Trek IV, a whaling ship in 1984 attempts to fire a harpoon and, to the shock of its crew, their harpoon bounces off of a cloaked Klingon Bird of Prey (skip to 2:15) captained by James T. Kirk, ...
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How do the Xindi fit in with the humanoid origin theory presented in “The Chase”?

The "seed code" seems to push individual species toward a humanoid shape and size. This doesn't, however, preclude other forms being chosen by evolutionary pressure and natural selection. On Earth, ...
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What happened to Captain Kirk's body?

In Picard S3E6: The Bounty Raffi finds Kirk's body amongs the artifacts on Daystrom Station This is consistent with the other answers being the official story, since anything on Daystrom is highly ...
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Is there an in-universe explanation for the difference between Orion males and females?

Usually female Orions are depicted as sensual and voluptuous, while males as strong and muscular; I won't exactly use such terms as as "grace" and "brutishness" to describe them, and the sexes don't ...
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Was Geordi and Data's "invasive program" to annihilate the Borg ever attempted again?

Main Canon In a word, no (or possibly maybe). Admiral Nechayev is certainly adamant (in TNG: Descent) that should the opportunity present itself again to commit genocide that Picard should take it. I ...
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How do USS Enterprise Crew members receive emails or other forms of personal messages?

In the instances where someone aboard the Enterprise sent a message to someone else, they did not seem to use anything like an email address. Rather they would simply say to the computer "Prepare a ...
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Why didn't the mirror universe's tech progress past the main timeline's?

In the novels (specifically Age of the Empress and the short story "Nobunaga"), the Empire tried to reverse engineer the Defiant, but was unable to make much progress for a number of reasons: the ship ...
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Were any resources from Deep Space Nine utilized in the search for Voyager?

I'm answering by only having seen the relevant TV shows, I know nothing about the expanded universe of the novels, comics, and so on. And I'm mainly going by memory, it's been a while since I have ...
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Is there a Star Trek audio book read by Brent Spiner?

Nope. I Tweeted him about it. His answer: No tombquestwiki: Hey @BrentSpiner! :) I'm a member of a #ScienceFiction & #Fantasy online community, and one of our members is wondering if you've ever ...
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Was Jake Sisko the author of anything other than "Anslem"?

Within the main timeline, we don't see him complete Anslem, nor do we learn if he wrote anything else besides some articles for the Federation News Service, a short story called "Past Prologue&...
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Are remnants of the Husnock civilization ever found?

The legacy of the Husnok is explored in the upcoming Star Trek Titan novel Fortune of War by David Mack. From Amazon.com: Twenty years have passed since the interstellar scourge known as the ...
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Do the post-Nemesis Star Trek novels reference the destruction of Romulus?

I had a look at the article on Hobus on Memory Beta: In 2388, Admiral Kathryn Janeway flew the first survey mission of the Hobus Nebula aboard a variant of the Delta Flyer with a crew of volunteers....
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Story Identification: Star Trek TOS novel about planet where technology doesn't work

This is Star Trek: Sanctuary (1992) by John Vornholt. The planet Sanctuary – A fabled world in unexplored space which is thought to be the last refuge of the persecuted, home to both the justly ...
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What happened to the Calamarain and the shuttle?

Shuttle The shuttle Sakharov was apparently returned to the ship's shuttle bay where it continued to perform service until at least 2369. It was seen again in Chain of Command, Part II where it was ...
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What was the probe in Star Trek 4?

I have a theory about the Star Trek 4 probe.... I don't think the probe "lost contact" with the whales. That would imply that the probe has been to Earth before and there would be some sort of ...
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Is there any example of a vessel colliding with a cloaked object?

Cloaking technology has been used to conceal minefields. During the 22nd century, the Romulans employed cloaked mines, one of which caused significant damage to the USS Enterprise (NX-01): We don't ...
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Star Trek novel with Kirk stepping on a venomous creature?

The novel is Double, Double by Michael Jan Friedman. On a routine exploratory mission, the Starship USS Hood picks up a distress signal from a research expedition thought lost long ago – the ...
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In the novels, what happens to the Doctor and the rest of the Voyager crew after they return home?

I don't know much about the vast Expanded Universe of the novels, but both in Star Trek: Nemesis movie and in its novelization, we see that Kathryn Janeway was promoted to Vice Admiral, while she ...
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Do the post-Nemesis Star Trek novels reference the destruction of Romulus?

No - because Simon & Schuster / Pocket Books (the publisher of post-Nemesis books) did not have rights to the Kelvin storyline However, contract re-negotiations in 2017 now have allowed access to ...
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How did this character return to the ship in Star Trek: Titan: Sword of Damocles?

I've just asked my new friend Christopher L. Bennett (bestselling author of Star Trek: Titan #5: Over a Torrent Sea) to explain this. His response was very illuminating. Q. I’ve just been reading ...
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Star Trek: SCE - How many books?

There are 87 Here's a list. The Belly of the Beast by Dean Wesley Smith 1 Fatal Error by Keith R. A. DeCandido 2 Hard Crash by Christie Golden 3 Interphase, Part One of Two by Dayton Ward 4 Have Tech,...
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How do USS Enterprise Crew members receive emails or other forms of personal messages?

There is a full (albeit high level to account for the fiction - subspace etc) breakdown of every part of the in-universe methods and operations of communication between two parties at any range. ...
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What happened to Captain Kirk's body?

In the comic series Spock: Reflections, Spock arranged for a very discreet shuttle to Veridian III after receiving a letter from Picard advising him of his friend's passing. He took Kirk's body back ...
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What became of the probe in "Schisms"?

Also, the 2015 Star Trek: Titan novel 'Sight Unseen', by James Swallow, revisits the Solonae lifeforms, a in a bit more detail. Including the appearance of a dissident group, called the Ciari.
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Is there any Star Trek material set after Nemesis?

There is: Star Trek: Picard (Season 1 at least) Star Trek: Discovery (Season 3 and onward) Star Trek: Enterprise (Various points where Daniels takes Archer forward in time) Star Trek: Voyager "...
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