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Old September 12 2012, 01:07 AM   #18
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Re: Uss achilles from Voyager Fleet??

I would think that a "boxed-shaped" vessel might pose some problems in terms of speed. Sure there's no wind in space, but look at a transport truck versus a car on the road. A tractor trailer isn't as aerodynamic as a car, and to counter for that they even put that slope attachment on the top of the cab to try to counter the wind against the truck. I would think Starfleet would need something that was more aerodynamic than just a big box.

But for something to house a Vesta you'd need something like that giant Enterprise from the DS9 Millenium trilogy.
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