Welcome…

To the website of the USS Ascension, the Lehigh Valley chapter of STARFLEET. Our goal is to make new friends, share our interest in science fiction, attend fun activities, and have a good time doing it. To learn more about us, feel free to check out our cyber home, visit us at one of our meetings or events, and contact us directly. If you live in the Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton and the surrounding area, you are in Ascension country! Join Us!


Chapter News

Here’s what’s going on in the next few months…

Coming up in coming months are many fun events. In July there is the Great Allentown Comic Con at the Merchant’s Square Mall in Allentown. There will be many guests to see and dealers selling their wares. Check out their website for details.

Great Allentown Comic Con

In August we trek down to the Baltimore area for the annual fan run convention, Shore Leave 36. This year the main guests include Richard Dean Anderson and Leonard Nimoy.

Contact us if interested in participating in any of these events or for additional details.



Upcoming Events

Visit our Events page for details on these and other upcoming events!

  • 7.5 USS Ascension Meeting & a Movie at the Carmike – 3p in Center Valley
  • 8.16 USS Ascension Meeting & a Movie at the Carmike – 3p in Allentown
  • 8.17 A-Team Tubing Down the Delaware – in Point Pleasant, PA

Next Convention

  • 7.12 Great Allentown Comic Con in Allentown, PA
  • 8.1-3 Shore Leave 36 Convention in Hunt Valley, MD
  • 8.15-17 Monster-Mania Convention 28 in Cherry Hill, NJ


Richard Dean Anderson @ Shore Leave
Leonard Nimoy @ Shore Leave

For a complete list of guests and conventions, visit our Events page!



Book Library

New releases for 2014 include paperbacks, comics, DVDs and more.

IDW-ST-Planet-Apes
San Diego, CA (July 25, 2014) – Have you ever wondered what it would be like to “mind-meld” with a sentient ape? Or wanted to see a Klingon on horseback, brandishing a rifle? Readers will soon have a chance to peek into just such an alternate future, as IDW Publishing partners with BOOM! Studios for the crossover event of the year: Star Trek/Planet of the Apes.