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StarPodTrek Episode 4

Nayr and Kavura discuss the Star Trek-related articles in the exciting classic Starlog magazine issues 7 and 8 from 1977. Nichelle Nichols Recruits for NASA:Nichelle Nichols took on a new role of recruiting women and minorities to work for NASA.Screenwriter Allan Scott Co-Writes Trek Movie Script:Starlog interviews Allan Scott, who, along with Chris Bryant, is writing the new movie script. Surprisingly, neither of them were familiar with Star Trek or science fiction when they took the job.Enterprise Model at Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum:Nayr and Kavura discuss the original model of the USS Enterprise that is at the Air and Space Museum, along with other amazing historical models the museum houses.“Ordinary” People in Space:NASA starts its new “Payload Specialist” program which allows “ordinary people” to accompany astronauts on outer space missions. Well, as long as they meet the physical requirements, that is!The Late Harlan Ellison:Starlog’s printed interview with this angry writer is as entertaining as it is enlightening. Nayr and Kavura also discuss their own stories of Harlan Ellison.Starlog Had So Much Trek Stuff:Nayr and Kavura take you through these magazines looking for anything Trek or NASA-related. They find miscellaneous ads for Star Trek merchandise to be delightfully whimsical! Also, letters from Starlog readers, Star Trek conventions, and well-known Trek extraordinaires David Gerrold and Susan Sackett! Topics:Nichelle NicholsStar Trek: The Motion PictureSmithsonianNational Air and Space MuseumGene RoddenberryDavid GerroldUSS EnterpriseTags:Nichelle NicholsStar Trek: The Motion PictureSmithsonianNational Air and Space MuseumGene RoddenberryDavid GerroldUSS EnterpriseMusic used with permission by Five Year Mission.Publication date-Stardate 2021.01.31Join our YouTube Channelhttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgE_kNBWqnvTPAQODKZA1UgFind us on FaceBookat https://www.facebook.com/groups/starpodlog/ and https://www.facebook.com/nayr.kavura.3Find us on Twitter and InstaGram@StarPodLogIf you cannot see the audio controls, listen/download the audio file hereDownload (right click, save as)

1 Feb 2021

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