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Old January 30 2011, 07:43 PM   #125
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Re: Someone who enjoyed Star Trek XI

Capt. L. Tocher wrote: View Post
That was actually one of my main complaints about Trek: the ships are so damn slow. Really, in space, there's nothing to weigh them down. If the pilot's skilled enough, it should be able to fly around like a jet fighter. Perhaps even more agile. Never made sense to me having them float by like sluggish boats stuck in mud.
Mass. The larger a ship, the more mass it has, the more energy is needed to move and maneuver it.
A movie aiming low should not be praised for hitting that target.
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