Eric Pesola

Eric W. Pesola is a Heavy contributor writing about the Star Trek Universe. He’s also written for,, Trek.Report, and many other Virginia-based publications. Twitter: @epesola
  • Why Did Dr. Crusher’s Ship Look so Different?

    In the series finale of "Star Trek: The Next Generation," fans were treated to several never-before-seen ship designs — one being the S.S. Pasteur.

  • DS9 Showrunner Still Unhappy Over Censored Episode

  • How One of the Worst ‘Star Trek’ Films Became Its Most Significant

  • How ‘Star Trek’ Featured Dead Characters From Other Films

  • Enlist in the New ‘Star Trek: Enterprise’ Revival Effort

  • Is Star Wars or Star Trek Better?

    For years, people have tried to compare these two pop culture titans, to no avail. There was no shared metric — until now. We're finally able to settle this age-old debate.

  • DeForest Kelley versus Patrick Stewart: Where No Gentleman Has Gone Before

  • Actress Tara Rosling Reveals the Hardest Part of Playing a Vulcan on ‘Star Trek’

  • ‘Star Trek’ Star Gates McFadden Says Her New Podcast Is ‘Powerful’

  • The ‘Shocking’ True Story of William Shatner and V’ger

  • Why the Federation Wanted Non Starfleet Personnel on Starships

    Ever wonder who the servers in Ten Forward are on Star Trek: The Next Generation, or how they even got there? We explore why ships had these non-academy grads aboard.

  • Could ‘Star Trek’ Bring Back Sybok — Spock’s ‘Controversial’ Half-Brother?

  • ‘Strange New Worlds’ Brings Back Original Trek Formula

  • Michael Dorn Says He’s Been ‘Summoned’ by ‘Starfleet’

  • How a Scene From the Wrath of Khan ‘Scarred for Life’

  • Vulcans, Klingons, and the Monster Maroon: Remembering ‘Star Trek’ Designer Robert Fletcher

  • How Paramount+ Could Fund the HD Conversion of DS9 and Voyager

  • We Now Know the Release Date of the Next ‘Star Trek’ Film

  • Why the Uniforms Had to Change on Star Trek: Discovery — Again

  • Patrick Stewart on the Picard Love Interest He’d Like to Bring Back

    During the "Star Trek" First Contact Day streaming event, Sir Patrick Stewart spoke on a variety of subjects, including one actress he really connected with.

  • On ‘Star Trek,’ Why Didn’t the Cardassians Ever Speak ‘Cardassian?’

  • Why Was the Enterprise Bridge Different in Every ‘Star Trek’ Film?

  • Michael Dorn’s WILD New Movie Project

  • EXCLUSIVE: ‘Star Trek’ Insider Shares Final Moments From ‘Generations’

  • William Shatner’s Latest Plan — Live Forever as a Holographic AI

    Like his most famous character, William Shatner will be going where no man has gone before. Thanks to technology, he will become an AI who can live on forever.

  • Which ‘Star Trek’ Actor Does the Best Shatner Impression?

  • On ‘Star Trek,’ Why Didn’t They Just Replicate Starships?

  • Why Was Kira Second in Command Aboard the Defiant?

  • Star Trek Insider Speaks Out About Blackface on ‘Wrath of Khan’ Set

  • Meet the New Crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise

    We've been waiting to find out the makeup of the crew of the new Enterprise, and today was our lucky day! Meet the actors who will work with Anson Mount on Strange New Worlds!