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Old September 29 2008, 05:04 PM   #3
HaplessCrewman
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Re: Why Bother moving the Nacelles?

My (totally unsupported) view was that the moving warp engines was Star Fleet's solution to the "warp drive causes pollution" problem introduced in the late TNG episode "Force of Nature".

Well, evidently I am not the only one to come up with this idea.

http://memory-alpha.org/en/wiki/Variable_geometry_pylon

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