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Standard Orbit is a Trek.fm podcast dedicated entirely to the original Star Trek. Not an episode review show, Standard Orbit explores specific elements of TOS with Drew Stewart and Mike Schindler.

Standard Orbit is a Trek.fm podcast dedicated entirely to the original Star Trek. Not an episode review show, Standard Orbit explores specific elements of TOS with Drew Stewart and Mike Schindler.
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Standard Orbit is a Trek.fm podcast dedicated entirely to the original Star Trek. Not an episode review show, Standard Orbit explores specific elements of TOS with Drew Stewart and Mike Schindler.

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Episodes

237: That Cheap Looking Sixties Show Is Everything

9/24/2018
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Standard Orbit 237: That Cheap Looking Sixties Show Is Everything Lee Draws 365 Star Trek Scribbles, Part 2. This week on Standard Orbit hosts Ken Tripp, Zach Moore and Hayley Stoddart continue their conversation with Lee Sargent from "Lee Draws 365 Star Trek Scribbles." We discuss his Alt Trek series of drawings that mix and match films and episodes with different crews, the inspiration behind them, and go down the rabbit hole of canon vs. head canon when it comes to our favorite...

Duration:01:11:22

236: Drawn To It

9/17/2018
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Standard Orbit 236: Drawn To It Lee Draws 365 Star Trek Scribbles. This week on Standard Orbit hosts Ken Tripp, Zach Moore and Hayley Stoddart welcome Lee Sargent to discuss his 365 day drawing challenged appropriately titled "Lee Draws 365 Star Trek Scribbles." Lee shares the origins of his Star Trek fandom, his history with drawing challenges, some of his favorite subjects to bring to life on the page and also some of his most challenging, and other franchises he enjoys...

Duration:01:10:57

235: We Should've Bought 160 Tapes

9/10/2018
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Star Trek: The Sci-Fi Channel Special Edition. In 1998 the Sci-Fi Channel remastered TOS in picture and sound quality, restored every episode to its original run time (they had been edited down over the years for syndication), and aired them five nights a week in their original broadcast order. But that's not all! They were hosted by William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy, as well as featured exclusive interviews with actors, writers and producers from The Original Series! In this episode of...

Duration:00:48:32

234: Dr. Pulaski on TOS

8/27/2018
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This week hosts Ken Tripp, Zach Moore, and Hayley Stoddart explore the first roles Diana Muldaur on TOS with Return to Tomorrow and Is In There Truth no Beauty. The Standard Orbit team takes a good look at her remarkable Trek career that span two generations. Join Hayley, Zach, and Ken as they review all three roles Diana Muldaur played on Star Trek across two generations. Boldly listen as we explore this dynamic and, from a TNG POV, controversial actress and her impact on Star...

Duration:00:49:53

233: Another Speaker At A Star Trek Convention

8/20/2018
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Standard Orbit 233: Another Speaker At A Star Trek Convention No Kirks and a New Spock. This week hosts Ken Tripp, Zach Moore and Hayley Stoddart talk no Kirks in Star Trek 4 and a new Spock in Discovery. What would the next Kelvin Timeline film look like without Chris Pine? Should Captain Kirk be recast again, or just written out entirely? Same goes for his on screen dad Chris Hemsworth as George Kirk, who was teased as appearing in Star Trek 4 all the way back in 2016. Speaking of...

Duration:00:53:19

232: Star Trek: The Escape

8/13/2018
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More Moments From STLV 2018. This week hosts Ken Tripp, Zach Moore and Hayley Stoddart discuss more about the experiences that Zach and Hayley had while at Star Trek Las Vegas. Hayley shares about some of the personal interactions she had with friends and others while there. We talk cosplay, new friendships made, old ones reinforced as well as this year’s convention in comparison to previous years and what the future might have in store. We’re still basking in the glow of Star Trek Las...

Duration:00:47:06

231: Star Trek Las Vegas 2018

8/6/2018
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TOS and DS9 at STLV 2018. This week host Zach Moore is joined by Lance Laster to debrief about the TOS presence at Star Trek Las Vegas 2018; Shatner, Takei, Koenig and more. How does this year's convention live up to their last visit for STLV 50? Was TOS truly as progressive as its reputation? All this and much more in this week's Standard Orbit. They also discuss the celebration of DS9's 25th anniversary, the screening of Far Beyond The Stars, and how its even more relevant and...

Duration:01:10:18

230: Voices With Character

7/30/2018
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TOS and Batman: The Animated Series. This week host Zach Moore is joined by fellow Trekkie and Batman superfan Chris Clow to talk the many crossover talents between The Original Series and what many consider the best animated show of all time, Batman: The Animated Series. With the recent announcement of Batman: The Animated Series being remastered and released in HD, this seemed like the perfect time to discuss the incredible actors who've graced both the stages of TOS and the sound...

Duration:01:26:24

229: We Just Want More Trek

7/16/2018
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Standard Orbit 229: We Just Want More Trek Star Trek News Update. In this episode of Standard Orbit hosts Ken Tripp, Zach Moore and Hayley Stoddart discuss the recent news surrounding the possible merger of CBS and Paramount, the next two films involving our beloved crew, the possibility of more Star Trek returning to our TV screens and more TOS in Discovery. Ken shares his knowledge about the possible merger, will it happen and what are the logistics of that if it does. We...

Duration:01:22:37

228: A Tale of Two Saaviks

7/9/2018
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Standard Orbit 228: A Tale of Two Saaviks A Character Review This week on Standard Orbit hosts Zach Moore, Hayley Stoddart, and Ken Tripp discuss the character of Saavik and the actors that portrayed her. This fan-favorite Vulcan is fun to explore from her origins to the very unique styles brought to her by Kirstie Alley and Robin Curtis. The Standard Orbit team explore the perspectives, the history, and the approaches taken by Myer and Nimoy in making Saavik a part of the crew only...

Duration:01:07:26

227: A Big Glass Ball in Space

6/25/2018
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Standard Orbit 227: A Big Glass Ball in Space Yorktown Station This week on Standard Orbit hosts Hayley Stoddart and Ken Tripp discuss all things Space Station Yorktown. Star Trek Beyond was a hit for most fans and one of the more interesting locations was Yorktown Space Station. Ken and Hayley review the specifications, community, culture, and technology of this huge space station. What was the first reaction to seeing Yorktown? Did we get to see enough of the Federation? How was...

Duration:00:46:50

226: Put That Quote on a Shirt

6/18/2018
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Standard Orbit 226: Put That Quote on a Shirt Top 5 TOS Quotes. This week on Standard Orbit hosts Ken Tripp, Zach Moore and Hayley Stoddart share their top five favorite quotes and phrases from The Original Series. Star Trek is personal for each of us and we each have something unique that resonates with us. Some quotes are widely enjoyed on a universal level, while others are personal and mean more to us individually. Chapters Welcome to Standard Orbit! (00:01:23) Not a TOS Quote...

Duration:00:52:38

225: Layers: It's Cold in Space

6/11/2018
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Standard Orbit 225: Layers: It's Cold In Space Starfleet Uniforms. This week hosts Ken Tripp, Zach Moore and Hayley Stoddart talk uniforms! Gold, blue and tan or gold, blue and red? Women: pants or skirts? And was Kirk's wrap around the only green duty uniform or did our eyes deceive us? How do the “pajamas” of TMP compare to their “monster maroon” successors? All this and what our favorite uniform styles are, and what we might be wearing the next time you see us at a convention!...

Duration:01:12:20

224: Bumphead

6/4/2018
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Standard Orbit 224: Bumphead Steven Lance Interview, Part 2. Just exactly what is a Bumphead you ask? Actor, author and convention host Steven Lance is back to give us all the details. In this episode of Standard Orbit, Steven is back with hosts Zach Moore and Hayley Stoddart to continue the discussion about his time in the Star Trek universe. Steven shares his experience appearing in Star Trek: The Motion Picture and being designated as a Bumphead. We also talk about the book he is...

Duration:00:40:27

223: Pleased To Meet You Mr. Scott

5/28/2018
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Standard Orbit 223: Pleased To Meet You Mr. Scott Steven Lance Interview, Part 1. If you were a Star Trek fan in the 1970s and were fortunate enough to attend a convention, odds your host was Steven Lance a.k.a. “Heash.” In this episode of Standard Orbit, Steven joins hosts Zach Moore and Hayley Stoddart to discuss how he came to be a fan of Star Trek, a talent show at Lunacon 1973 that opened up the world of Star Trek conventions to him, his time as host of those conventions, and...

Duration:01:01:56

222: Dumb and Death

5/21/2018
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Standard Orbit 222: Dumb and Death Favorite Red Shirt Moments. The term "red shirt" is an ingrained in pop culture as "live long and prosper," "warp speed" and "beam me up Scotty." If the stereotype is to be believed, wearing a red uniform on the Enterprise is basically a death sentence...but is it really? In this episode of Standard Orbit, hosts Zach Moore and Hayley Stoddart explore the cliché, its validity, and discuss some of the their favorite red shirt moments from The...

Duration:00:47:23

221: Trek Movie Madness

5/14/2018
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Standard Orbit 221: Trek Movie Madness The Wrath of Khan vs. First Contact. Trek Madness is back by popular demand! In this episode of Standard Orbit, hosts Ken Tripp, Zach Moore, and Hayley Stoddart are joined by the hosts of Earl Grey to debate the best of the best of the Star Trek movies: The Wrath of Khan vs. First Contact! Nine out of ten Trekkies on the street would agree that these two films are the best of their respective film franchises, so how does TOS' cream of the crop...

Duration:01:38:11

220: Discoprise

5/7/2018
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Standard Orbit 220: Discoprise TOS in Discovery Season 2 and Star Trek 4 and 5. In this episode of Standard Orbit hosts Zach Moore and Hayley Stoddart discuss the exciting news released recently regarding Discovery's second season, there being not one but two new Star Trek films in development, and how all this relates to The Original Series. There is plenty of speculation and expectations amongst fans with regards to the meeting of the Enterprise and Discovery and their respective...

Duration:01:07:42

219: Treknology

4/30/2018
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Standard Orbit 219: Treknology Interview with Dr. Ethan Siegel On this week's Standard Orbit; Hayley Stoddart and Ken Tripp have a great time discussing Dr. Ethan Siegel's book "Treknology". Ethan is a PhD astorphysicist, science writer, and author and a long time Star Trek fan. This high energy and entertaining look at some of Star Trek's key technology is a must listen and his book a must read. Learn what traveling at Impulse Power would do to the human body. How deflector...

Duration:01:07:21

218: Space Spider

4/23/2018
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Standard Orbit 218: Space Spider The Lost Episodes, Part III. There are dozens of story ideas, outlines, and scripts submitted to or commissioned for TOS that never went into production. In this episode of Standard Orbit hosts Ken Tripp, Zach Moore and Hayley Stoddart share the synopses of and their thoughts on three more of these would-be episodes. The crew visits a "Confederate States of America" planet, but with a twist. A sister ship of the Enterprise is found adrift, its crew...

Duration:00:42:56