RIVERSIDE, IA – JUNE 28: Star Trek enthusiasts particiapte in a parade during Trek Fest XIX June 28, 2003 in Riverside, Iowa. Nearly 20 years ago the small town was recognized as the official “future” birthplace of James T. Kirk by Star Trek producers after it was written in an episode that he is born in a small Iowa town March 22, 2228. The annual event draws Trekkers from around the world. (Photo by David Greedy/Getty Images)
Star Trek fandom remains strong
For the third consecutive year Trekkies held a strong spot on the Fandom 250 rankings showing that even after all these years our collective voices are loud and proud. In fact fan outpouring even lead to the release of archived, unedited copies of parts of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine For digital remastering to HD for use in a crowdfunded documentary due to be released in 2019.
Add to that the growing size of Star Trek: The Cruise which we recently learned would be headlined in 2020 by Captain Janeway herself, Kate Mulgrew, and there’s no denying that our collective edge as fans remains as sharp as ever.