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Old April 8 2012, 02:35 PM   #56
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Re: A (hopefully) interesting fanfic discussion topic!

Bry_Sinclair wrote: View Post
I've been having a thought for a small prospecting ship, owned by a big-assed mining company. I was thinking about using the Intrepid-Class (from ENT), does it seem feasible that they would still be on the go by the mid-23rd century? I liked the design and fancy using it, but I don't want it to seem far-fetched that one is still on the go.
I wouldn't call it far fetched in the least.

Look at the current USS Enterprise aircraft carrier - 53 years old and built with 1950s technology, still actively deployed in 2012.

A starship built with 22nd century technology should easily see out a hundred years.
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