Andre Bormanis was born in Chicago, but grew up in Arizona, where the dark night skies encouraged his love of astronomy and space science. He holds a B.S. in Physics, and a M.A. in Science, Technology, and Public Policy, earned under a NASA Space Grant Fellowship at The George Washington University. He became the science consultant for the Star Trek television and film franchise in 1993, and was soon writing episodes of Star Trek: Voyager. He became a full-time writer and eventually co-producer on Star Trek: Enterprise. He then served as a writer-producer on the CBS TV series Threshold and Eleventh Hour, the syndicated series Legend of the Seeker, and Disney XD's Tron: Uprising.