Standard Orbit 71: The Master of Reaction / by Drew Stewart

Remembering Leonard Nimoy.

Recently Star Trek experienced a great loss with the passing of Leonard Nimoy. In this episode of Standard Orbit, Mike and Drew are joined by Marc Cushman, author of the "These Are The Voyages" book series, to talk about Nimoy's legacy.

Spock was such a unique character, and he needed a unique person to bring him to life. The part was written for Nimoy, and Nimoy took possession of it as only few could. In all things he did for the franchise, Nimoy was concerned not only for how Spock would be portrayed, but if his fellow actors were being treated fairly. He was a good friend to all. How do we deal with this loss? Marc helps us through this, and so much more.

Don't miss Marc's announcement of Books 4 and 5 of the "These Are The Voyages" series, revealed for the first time on Standard Orbit!

Running Time: 54 minutes 44 seconds


Drew Stewart and Mike Schindler



Marc Cushman


Editor and Producer

Drew Stewart


Associate Producer

Richard Rutledge, Jr.


Production Manager

Richard Marquez


Content Coordinator

Will Nguyen



Hi To Marc (00:00:52)
What Nimoy Brought To The Franchise (00:01:21)
Marc & Leonard (00:09:08)
He Loved His Crew (00:11:51)
He Was Spock (00:16:31)
Nimoy in the 70’s & 80’s [With Announcement!] (00:17:54)
The Announcement Continues (00:22:50)
Nimoy in the Next Generation (00:29:41)
Nimoy in the New Movies (00:31:36)
How To Deal With The Loss (00:39:46)
Thanks to Marc & Final Advice (00:45:13)
Closing (00:46:35)


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