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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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192: Ape Face has the Conn

10/16/2017
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Standard Orbit 192: Ape Face has the Conn TOS and Planet of the Apes: How could one be the other? In this episode of Standard Orbit: Nic Anastassiou, Amy Nelson and Ken Tripp talk about the idea of taking two great franchises who came into being in the same time-frame and meshing the two very different views of the future. As fans of both franchises and fans of both Roddenberry and Serling; could an episode of the original series be constructed to incorporate the Planet of the Apes....

Duration: 01:17:27


191: If You Could Name a Starship...

10/2/2017
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Standard Orbit 191: If You Could Name a Starship... Appropriate Names for Federation Starships In this episode of Standard Orbit: Nic Anastassiou and Ken Tripp talk about the naming of Starships and what would be a good fit for a fleet that calls itself a humanitarian and peace-keeping Armada. After our 6+ suggestions and the call-out on what has to be worst named starship; we ask our listeners to give us their opinions, names, and reasons as to what would be a great name for a...

Duration: 00:52:54


190: Beyond Expectations

9/25/2017
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Standard Orbit 190: Beyond Expectations Best Trek Moments in the Latest Film In this episode of Standard Orbit: Nic Anastassiou and Amy Nelson join Ken this week for the completion of the series reviewing the best Star Trek moments in the Kelvin Timeline movies. We enjoy some discussions on the premier of Discovery and how the premier of Beyond was handled. A deep dive into a great Star Trek film with great discussions and some famous Standard Orbit tangents targeting the best of...

Duration: 01:22:58


Into Darkness-There is Trek in You!

9/18/2017
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Standard Orbit 189: Into Darkness-There is Trek in You! There is Trek in Darkness In this episode of Standard Orbit: Ken reviews the best scenes that personify Star Trek within Into Darkness. From Captain Pike's interest in Kirk's success, Spock's response to discipline, and the incredible speech at the end of the movie; Into Darkness has its Star Trek moments. Many fans feel Star Trek Into Darkness failed to meet expectations and it was just another high speed sci-fi action movie....

Duration: 00:26:56


S5: Thoughts from the Theater: TWOK 2017

9/11/2017
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35th Anniversary. Join Amy, Ken and Richard as they share their thoughts after viewing The Wrath of Khan in Denver, Colorado. Chapters Welcome to Standard Orbit! (00:01:22) Interview (00:001:23) Closing (00:06:44) Host Ken Tripp Guests Amy Nelson and Richard Marquez Production Zach Moore (Producer) Ken Tripp (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Renee Roberts (Associate Producer) Norman C. Lao...

Duration: 00:11:42


ST09: The Best Trek Moments

9/4/2017
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Standard Orbit 188: ST09 The Best Trek Moments Top Scenes that Epitomize Star Trek In this episode of Standard Orbit: Ken take us through the key scenes of the movie that make it real "Trek". Star Trek 2009 successfully re-launched the franchise and brought many new fans into the fold. It was not a slam dunk as it did create some controversy amongst some corners of Star Trek fandom. Ken discusses and plays some clips from the top three scenes from the movie that brought this new...

Duration: 00:23:19


ST09: The Best Trek Moments

9/4/2017
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Standard Orbit 188: ST09 The Best Trek Moments Top Scenes that Epitomize Star Trek In this episode of Standard Orbit: Ken take us through the key scenes of the movie that make it real "Trek". Star Trek 2009 successfully re-launched the franchise and brought many new fans into the fold. It was not a slam dunk as it did create some controversy amongst some corners of Star Trek fandom. Ken discusses and plays some clips from the top three scenes from the movie that brought this new...

Duration: 00:23:19


187: Journey Through TOS

8/28/2017
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The Journey through TOS Kay Shaw joins Ken Tripp this week to discuss her recent journey through the original series. Kay grew up with TNG, VOY, and Enterprise. Over the last few months she has been viewing TOS for the first time. A fresh perspective on the foundational series. Ken and Kay discuss the interesting aspect of going from the "modern" series back to where it all began. What was it like seeing the show for the very first time and does it hold up after all these years? Kay...

Duration: 00:46:25


186: Defined By A Sword In His Hand

8/21/2017
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Standard Orbit 186: Defined By A Sword In His Hand TOS Stars in The Twilight Zone. If there is another television series as culturally relevant, as forward thinking, and truly as timeless as Star Trek, it's The Twilight Zone. Both in their storytelling style as modern day morality plays and their theatrical production style, the series share a lot of the same DNA, as well as actors! In this episode of Standard Orbit, hosts Ken Tripp and Zach Moore are joined by Tom Elliot to...

Duration: 01:09:46


185: The Wrath Returns

8/14/2017
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Standard Orbit 185: The Wrath Returns The Wrath of Khan's Re-release. The Wrath of Khan is returning to theaters in celebration of its 35th anniversary! In anticipation of this special Fathom Events event, hosts Ken Tripp and Zach Moore reflect on the most iconic Star Trek film of them all, discussing their first impressions, the Director's Cut, Nicholas Meyer's insightful commentaries, and more! We also share our thoughts on the TWOK prequel miniseries that Nicholas Meyer is...

Duration: 01:02:17


185: The Wrath Returns

8/14/2017
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Standard Orbit 185: The Wrath Returns The Wrath of Khan's Re-release. The Wrath of Khan is returning to theaters in celebration of its 35th anniversary! In anticipation of this special Fathom Events event, hosts Ken Tripp and Zach Moore reflect on the most iconic Star Trek film of them all, discussing their first impressions, the Director's Cut, Nicholas Meyer's insightful commentaries, and more! We also share our thoughts on the TWOK prequel miniseries that Nicholas Meyer is...

Duration: 01:02:17


184: Nightmares As A Child

8/7/2017
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Scary Star Trek. Zach welcomes Brandi Jackola to Standard Orbit to discuss the scariest scenes and episodes of TOS and the TOS movies. How old were you when started watching Star Trek? Were you turning away or did something catch you so off guard it made you jump and catch your breath? Zach and Brandi warp into the scariest scenes from the lens of their childhood and how the views have changed or still have an impact as an adult viewer. Buckle up and enjoy another deep diving,...

Duration: 00:53:11


184: Nightmares As A Child

8/7/2017
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Scary Star Trek. Zach welcomes Brandi Jackola to Standard Orbit to discuss the scariest scenes and episodes of TOS and the TOS movies. How old were you when started watching Star Trek? Were you turning away or did something catch you so off guard it made you jump and catch your breath? Zach and Brandi warp into the scariest scenes from the lens of their childhood and how the views have changed or still have an impact as an adult viewer. Buckle up and enjoy another deep diving,...

Duration: 00:53:11


183: Brought To You By . . .

7/31/2017
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Star Trek in Commercials. Is there money in the 23rd century? Reports may vary, but it certainly still exists in the here and now. For as long as the Star Trek franchise has been in existence, advertisers have been tapping into its cross culture popularity to sell their own products, which has lead to some very enjoyable advertisements over the years. In this episode of Standard Orbit, hosts Ken Tripp and Zach Moore play and reflect on some of the most entertaining and memorable...

Duration: 00:56:14


182: We Are Receiving You

7/24/2017
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Standard Orbit 182: We Are Receiving You Updates from Standard Orbit This week Ken has the con as Zach is busy winning awards for his business and reshoots his Green Beret scenes. Ken reviews the latest news around the network, talks Discovery and The Edge as well as reads an interesting letter regarding The Gospel According to Star Trek and your questions. Kindly gather around and listen to a quick and light episode of Standard Orbit Chapters Intro (00:01:23) Latest Updates...

Duration: 00:36:04


181: Last God Standing

7/17/2017
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Standard Orbit 181: Last God Standing Battle of the Gods. There are many godlike, super-powerful beings the Enterprise encountered over the course of their five year mission, often requiring Kirk and crew to use their wits and ingenuity to overcome. But what if these beings didn't have to battle the crew of the Enterprise, but each other? In this episode of Standard Orbit, hosts Ken Tripp and Zach Moore pit the "gods" of The Original Series against each other in a death match that...

Duration: 00:45:04


180: Stars who Trekked

7/10/2017
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Standard Orbit 180: Stars who Trekked Celebrities who became famous after their Trek appearance. From Where No Man Has Gone Before to Star Trek: Beyond, Zach and Ken look at the guest actors who've appeared on the show and in the movies, who went on to have solid careers in Hollywood. In this episode Zach and Ken go in order from the first episodes to the latest films utilizing a little known seldom used reserve activation list criteria; we discuss the careers of many of these...

Duration: 01:13:01


179: I Had Your Sash

7/3/2017
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Standard Orbit 179: I Had Your Sash Errand of Mercy. While considered the big bad of The Original Series, the Klingons only appear in a handful of episodes. The first of which not coming until the tail end of the first season. Despite this, they made quite the impression and John Colicos' Kor became the template all future members of his species...until maybe Christopher Lloyd's Kruge. In this episode of Standard Orbit, host Zach Moore is joined Trek.fm Content Manager Justin Oser...

Duration: 01:00:06


178: The Gospel According to Star Trek

6/26/2017
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Standard Orbit 178: The Gospel According to Star Trek Author Kevin C. Neece Interview. On first glance, the Christian worldview and the humanistic worldview of Star Trek would seem to have nothing in common. After all Star Trek takes place in a future when religion has essentially vanished from Earth. In that case, how can there even be a "gospel according to Star Trek"? In this episode of Standard Orbit, hosts Ken Tripp and Zach Moore are joined by author and speaker Kevin C....

Duration: 01:19:26


177: Revenge Is A Dish Best Served Cold

6/19/2017
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Standard Orbit 177: Revenge Is A Dish Best Served Cold Revenge Stories. As the old Klingon proverb goes, "Revenge is a dish best served cold." When it comes to Star Trek, it seems revenge is a dish best served again and again. It's a story trope the that franchise frequently revisits for better or for worse; sometimes you get The Wrath of Khan, sometimes you get Turnabout Intruder. In this episode of Standard Orbit, hosts Ken Tripp and Zach Moore examine the many instances where...

Duration: 01:19:40

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