Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende
Husband-and-wife team Michael and Denise Okuda. Michael was the scenic art supervisor for Star Trek: The Next Generation and was responsible for the control panels, signage, written languages, computer readout animations and more. He was nominated for the Best Visual Effects Emmy for his work on the show. He also worked on the movies Star Trek IV, Star Trek V and Star Trek VI among others. The Okudas have since worked together as consultants on the Star Trek: TNG high definition upgrade project, created the text commentary in the Star Trek Special Edition DVDs, and special text for the Star Trek fan collection series. Michael has also helped Christies with the cataloging of Star Trek items for auction. Michael co-authored Star Trek: Ships of the Line and Star Trek: TNG Technical Manual, and together they wrote The Star Trek Encyclopedia, Star Trek Chronology: The History of the Future and were technical consultants for the U.S.S. Enterprise Haynes manual.