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 June we will be having fun playing mini-golf at Putt U in Center Valley. There is also the very big annual Philadelphia Comic Con (Wizard World) held in Cherry Hill NJ. Check out their website for details. In July we will be having our annual picnic in Bethlehem on the banks of the Monocacy Creek. We will also be watching the much anticipated premiere of Star Trek: Beyond in Theaters on July 23rd. Star Trek Beyond Poster In August we will be checking out Crystal Cave in Kutztown and joining the USS Adamant in their Tubing Down the Delaware River event. 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!
  • 6.11 USS Ascension Meeting & Mini-Golf at Putt U - 3p in Center Valley
  • 6.18 USS Ascension trip to Train Museum in Strasburg Lancaster County
  • 7.9 USS Ascension Meeting & Annual Picnic – Noon in Bethlehem
  • 7.23 USS Ascension “Star Trek: Beyond” Recruiting Event – 1p in Center Valley
  • 8.13 USS Ascension Meeting & A Movie at the Carmike - 3p in Allentown
  • 8.20 USS Ascension Trip to Crystal Cave in Kutztown

Next Convention

  • 5.14-15 Philly Non-Sports Card Show in Allentown, PA
  • 6.2-5 Philadelphia Comic Con (Wizard World) in Cherry Hill, NJ
  • 7.15-17 Shore Leave 38 Convention in Hunt Valley, MD

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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!