The legendary Shore Leave convention returns for its 41st gathering on 12th - 14th July and some stars of the Star Trek galaxy will be there for the show. As part of her farewell tour and her last year of conventions, Nichelle Nichols will be there for the final time, providing photo ops and autographs only. Joining her will be Anson Mount and Ethan Peck..
There are also a number of guests from the non-Trek world (if there is such a thing)
Michael Shanks, Lexa Doig, John Glover, Erica Durance, Aaron Ashmore, Laura Vandervoort, and Alex Mallari.
Science guests include David Batchelor of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Heliophysics Ambassador Wayne Bird, National Radio Astronomy Observatory‘s Charles Blue, Hubble Space Telescope (HST) Operations Project Scientist Kenneth G. Carpenter, NASA Near-Earth Object Observations Program Manager Kelly Fast, Astronomer Jerry Feldman, NASA’s Planetary Defense Officer and Program Executive Lindley Johnson, Stephanie J. Slater, Timothy F. Slater, Engineer Mark Sumner, Ray Villard, Ariel Vitali, Brent A. Warner and NASA Solar Astrophysicist C. Alex Young.
Authors include Danielle Ackley-McPhail, Rigel Ailur, Lorraine Anderson, Derek Tyler Attico, Diane Lee Baron, Christopher L. Bennett, T.A. Chafin, John Coffren, Russ Colchamiro, Greg Cox, Kathleen and Peter A. David, Keith R.A. DeCandido, Mary Fan, Kelli Fitzpatrick, Michael Jan Friedman, Dave Galanter, Phil Giunta, Bob Greenberger, Glenn Hauman, Kim Headlee, Andrew Hiller, Heather E. Hutsell, Amy Imhoff, Jim Johnson, David Mack, Mike McPhail, Kelly Meding, Susan Olesen, Joshua Palmatier, T.J. Perkins, Roberta Rogow, Aaron Rosenberg, Jenifer P. Rosenberg, Hildy Silverman, Dayton Ward, Laura Ware, Howard Weinstein, Richard C. White, and Steven H. Wilson.
Other activities include a Tardis Photo Booth, Vic’s Place, the Tenth Annual Robbie Greenberger Memorial Texas Hold-em Poker Tournament, Ten Forward, filking, and a game room.