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Old November 9 2008, 10:16 PM   #20
Ronald Held
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Location: On the USS Sovereign
Re: How do Starships stop?

Given what we have seen on screen, there has to be a field component to the impulse drive, if for no other reason to reduce the inertial mass of the ship. Changing the shape of the field and intensity should allow it to accelerate and declerate quickly.
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