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…

In February we will be checking out the annual fan run Farpoint Convention held in Timonium MD. Guests include Nicholas Meyer (Star Trek director/writer), Sam Witwer (Mr Hyde from “Once Upon a Time”), Enver Gjokaj (Agent Daniel Sousa from Marvel’s Agent Carter) and more. Check out their website for details and a complete list of guests!

We will also be enjoying the Spring Thaw Train Meet at the Merchants Square Mall in Allentown. They will have all scales of trains, layouts and displays. Admission is only $8/day. KIDS FREE! (12 and under with paying adult).

In March we will be having our regular monthly meeting and planning events for the upcoming warmer months! Don’t miss the Lehigh Valley Flower Show at Ag Hall.

There are many conventions coming up in April. Check out our Events page for a complete list of meetings, activities and conventions.

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!

  • 2.4 USS Ascension Meeting & A Movie at the Carmike – 3p in Allentown
  • 2.25-26 Spring Thaw Train Meet in Allentown
  • 3.4 USS Ascension Meeting & A Movie at the Carmike – 3p in Allentown
  • 3.10-12 Lehigh Valley Flower Show in Allentown

Next Convention

  • 2.17-19 Farpoint 24 Convention in Timonium, MD
  • 4.7-9 Amazicon 5 in Wilmington, DE
  • 4.7-9 The Great Philadelphia Comic Con in Oaks, PA
  • 4.22-23 Philly Non-Sports Card Show in Allentown
  • 4.21-23 Chiller Theatre in Parsippany, NJ

From Doctor Who: Colin Baker
From Babylon 5: Bruce Boxleitner
From Star Trek TNG: Brent Spiner

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

Book Library

This all-new story set in the universe of the new STAR TREK films celebrates the life of the most iconic character of them all: Leonard Nimoy’s SPOCK.

Star Trek #55 — Legacy of Spock, Pt#1

In Part 1 of this 4-part epic, the elder Spock joins the last survivors of Vulcan to search the galaxy for a new homeworld! Don’t miss this special series, part of the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the STAR TREK franchise!

Star Trek #56 — Legacy of Spock, Pt#2

Spock Prime reflects on the alternate timeline he left behind… but he faces a new threat in the present, as the Romulan Empire threatens to end the Vulcans’ search for a new homeworld before it begins!

Star Trek #57—Legacy of Spock, Pt#3

As the future of New Vulcan hangs in the balance, the elder Spock finds himself a prisoner of the Romulan Empire!

Star Trek #58 — Legacy of Spock, Pt#4

The stunning conclusion of “Legacy of Spock”! The fate of the Vulcan people hangs in the balance as Spock tries to prevent all-out war with the Romulan Empire! Will the Vulcans find a new homeworld on which to rebuild their civilization… or does this spell the end of their species? Don’t miss the final chapter of this mini-series event celebrating the 50th anniversary of STAR TREK!