The 50th anniversary celebration of Star Trek is in full swing and you can hardly visit a store without encountering a new collectable commemorating the event. From the publishing realm, coming this summer from Dorling Kindersley (DK) books is a new book that purports to be the last word on all of Star Trek–from the original series to the latest big screen releases. Titled boldly The Star Trek Book, it’s a 336 page data trove for those new to Star Trek and others wanting a quick reminder of some of their favorite characters, places, ships, and weapons.
You can pre-order your copy now at a discount off the cover price here from Amazon.com. It seems to be similar in design to the classic Star Trek The Magazine from years ago.
Here’s the description from the publisher followed by several preview pages released this month by Amazon:
Celebrate 50 years of one of the longest running and beloved sci-fi franchises with The Star Trek Book. This comprehensive guide to the series delves into the myriad worlds and different dimensions visited by the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise.
Discover the amazing science of Star Trek and how it has influenced real-world technology such as flip phones. Featuring informative and analytical text combined with exciting photography and infographics throughout, The Star Trek Book is broken down into main categories such as science and technology, Starfleet, allies and enemies, and more.
Perfect for fans of the various Star Trek TV series, including The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, Voyager, and Enterprise, The Star Trek Book details everything you need to know about 50 years of excitement and adventure on the final frontier.
DK Books’ The Star Trek Book is scheduled for release June 7, 2016.