“As an AstroBase engineer, my area of expertise lies in the hard sciences – I’m afraid I don’t know much about literature or the performing arts. However, I do avidly listen to interstellar radio broadcasts (classical artists such as Rick Springfield and Miley Cyrus are particular favorites) and I was flattered to learn that a radio dramatization of the Carpathia‘s travels was in the works. Having listened to the first several episodes I can say that despite the workmanlike production values and one-dimensional characterization, the writers of the series have presented a sufficiently accurate modicum of life aboard a starship. There are a few points on which I would like to” [character limit reached]

– Faye Chinsky, first engineer and Chief Science Officer of the USS Carpathia


 The Adventures of the USS Carpathia in Outer Space!!

Episode 3: Reunited and it Feels so Awkward, or, Homeward Bound and Gagged

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The crew of the Carpathia returns to AstroBase HQ in glamorous Colorado Springs. Lt. Perry attempts to reconcile with family, Captain Derby makes time for the night life, and Engineer Chinsky crosses paths with an old Academy classmate. Hard decisions must be made when Faye must choose between duty and friendship, Perry considers returning to the family farm, and Derby weighs the pros and cons of late checkout.

Scott Ross – Captain Jack Derby, Dr. Pierre Cromerrety, Randall Joseph Perry III
Phil Garland – Lt. James Perry, Trisha Yeardsley
Justin Wilson – Ollie, Korgath,  Ma Perry
Sara Leavens – Engineer Faye Chinsky