After completing a mission, visitors may command the Starship Enterprise (tm) on the Bridge of STAR TREK: Federation Science (tm). The exhibit will be open to the public now through September 2.
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Klingons joined the Sonics frenzy with their version of "Go, Sonics!" when they beamed down to the Pacific Science Center for STAR TREK: Federation Science, an exhibit on display through Sept. 2.
Federation Science celebrates the 30th Anniversary of the Star Trek television series with a collection of about 40 interactive displays portraying the scientific aspects of the Star Trek universe.
Visitors can learn about antimatter, robots, and space travel while also being "transported," via a blue screen, to another planet.
From July 20-28, a special section of the exhibit, called the "Star Trek Adventure," will allow visitors to become intergalactic ambassadors, saving their starship from destruction and possibly meeting Klingons and Ferengi. Between 25 and 30 ambassadors will experience three- to five-minute missions aboard the USS Kelly, a re-creation of the Main Engineering section of the USS Enterprise (tm).
The Pacific Science Center is located next to the Space Needle. Admission (including all the Star Trek exhibits) is $7.50/adults; $5.50/children 6 to 13 and seniors over 65, $3.50 for ages 2 to 5. For more information, call 443-2001 or go to http://www.pacsci.org/public/exhibits_feature/startrek/ on the Internet.