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The Federation Approaches 3 Million Seti@Home Credits

Launched in 2013, The Federation's team of researchers for Seti@Home have used their computers to scour signals from radio telescopes for possible signals from far-off life.  At the time of this writing, The Federation Seti Team celebrates 2,890,691 credits with more...

Meet Jude Bray – Federation Cadet Ambassador

A Star Trek fan since birth, Jude enjoys watching all of the series, although Voyager with Seven of Nine is his favorite. Jude spends his free time with his brother, playing video games and adding a healthy amount of “wear and tear” to his dad’s old Star Trek toys....

Meet Sarai Trek – Federation Cadet Ambassador

Sarai has been watching Star Trek TOS since she was 3 and enjoys all thing TOS.  While she has ventured lately into TNG and other Trek shows, she maintains that TOS is her favorite. Her most admired character is Spock, with Kirk coming in at a very close second. Her...

The Federation Partners with The Rosa Foundation

As a part of our global outreach, The Federation has partnered with The Rosa Foundation in Zimbabwe, helping to care for at-risk children. Rosa Foundation was set up by concerned individuals to support and strengthen existing or budding community initiatives which...

Meet Ann Marie – Federation Ambassador

In 2010, The Federation introduced the first 'Face of The Federation,' Chase Masterson.  Chase blazed the way, setting the bar high as she traveled and promoted what we do here at The Federation.  Making quite the splash as the organization's first official face, she...

The Federation Opens Staging Area

Continuing their mission and further cementing a corporate presence in Huron, Ohio, The Federation has established its first Humanitarian Relief Staging Area.  The new space is so large that is also is the home of the merchandise warehouse for The Federation...

Federation Website Refit

An exciting, visually stimulating and easier-to-navigate website is on its way.  Although the new user interface may look like a flash mob on Ten Forward, all site functions are fully operational. Please watch with us as we build the new look.

HELPING THE VICTIMS OF HURRICANES FLORENCE AND MICHAEL

  The Federation is happy to report with the assistance of Cajun Navy Supply and Mercury One that we were able to get a total of 400 lbs of supplies to the victims of Hurricanes Florence and Michael. And now we are getting ready to deal with those fires in California...

HELPING OUT THOSE IN NEED

The FEDERATION is not just another Star Trek ™ fan club.  In September of 2018 Chapters of the FEDERATION helped collect donations and supplies from their local communities for Hurricane Florence in North and South Carolina.  And then turned around and did the...

Galileo Stands By

Since Gene Roddenberry ordered The Federation to “go places and help people,” Federation chapters around the world have done just that, focusing on the needs of those in each community.  At times of disaster, the efforts of all of our chapters around the world are...

A Season of Giving

The Giving Season. Whether it is in the spirit of the holiday or for financial and tax reasons, this time of the year is when 90% of charitable donations are made.  I am writing to ask you to consider the works of The Federation when making your donations. Since 1984,...

The Federation Sponsor Star Trek Science Class

Many of you may have seen the news story and Facebook posts about the teacher in Waco, Texas, who has organized her class in a "Star Trek" theme.  Students have ranks and positions and more.  (Click HERE to see the AP story.) The Federation is proud to announce that...

The Federation Acquires TrekUnited

On their 33rd Anniversary, The Federation is proud to announce that they have acquired the rights to the name TrekUnited and its website TrekUnited.com.  TrekUnited is an online forum for all fans and will be expanded to cater to Federation members, chapters and...

The Federation Celebrates 33 Years!

How old was James T. Kirk when he took command of the Enterprise?  33!  Tonight we're gonna party like is 2265! On this day 33 years ago, "Star Trek: The Search for Spock" premiered.  Also on that day, June 1, 1984, Federation Chief Consultant Gene Roddenberry...

A Plan for SETI

A Plan for SETI Article by Earthman The concept of planetary arrays, the artificial packing of orbits with multiple large bodies within the habitable zone of a single star to maximize the available living space of a star system, first emerged in my thoughts while I...

Addition of Two New Letters to Genetic Code

All of life, as we know it, is created from the same four letters: A, T, G, and C in the amino acids that make up DNA. These four letters are arranged in different sequences to for all the diversity of life as we know it on planet Earth.  But what would happen if we...

The Roddenberry Prize Winners

Fifty years ago, Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry envisioned a boldly better future, full of optimism, driven by exploration and strengthened by diversity. Yet urgent challenges today threaten humanity and the infinite possibilities of tomorrow.  The Foundation seek...

Star Trek: Discovery Update

Latest news on Star Trek: Discovery is that the captain has been named.  Jason Isaacs, who will play the USS Discovery's Captain Lorca, is best known as playing Lucius Malfoy in the Harry Potter series. This is a bright spot in the news surrounding the new Trek series...

Federation HAM Radio Network

Fleet Admiral Russ Haslage is looking for someone in the Fleet who might want to head up the Federation HAM Radio Network.  Russ will be studying for his license to be the Northern Ohio station for the network.  If interested in the Federation HAM Radio Network, email...

How Do Planet’s Form?

Scientists may have solved a long standing question on how planets form.  The question has been how does a pebble turn into a planet with so many collisions that could break it apart?  The answer is "dust traps" where higher pressure is found that may hold everything...

Private Space Station Coming Soon? (Scientific American)

Company Aiming for 2020 Launch Work is underway to establish the world's first private, international commercial space station https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/private-space-station-coming-soon-company-aiming-for-2020-launch/