Continuing Mission 17: The Fourth Starship to Bear the Name / by Trek fm

Star Trek: Excelsior.

Few ships in the fleet have a name whose history can rival that of Enterprise. The Great Experiment, however, is one of them. Borrowing its name from the ship captained by Hikaru Sulu, Star Trek: Excelsior is an audio drama founded in 2007 by James Heaney that follows the adventures of the fourth starship to bear the name. Set in the Delta Quadrant, the series follows the missions of the NCC-2000-C through intricate season-spanning arcs. In this episode of Continuing Mission we're joined by James along with Mathieu Blondin of the post-production team to learn more about the Star Trek: Excelsior, its history, the challenges of production, and the upcoming episode "At Death's Door."

Running Time: 49 minutes 47 seconds


Christopher Jones



James Heaney and Mathieu Blondin



James's Star Trek Background (1:47)
Why Excelsior? (8:45)
Mathieu Arrives on the Crew (13:28)
Past Excelsior Stories (20:00)
At Death's Door (25:08)
Production Challenges (32:12)
The Future of Excelsior (36:51)
Closing (43:44)


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