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Old September 24 2012, 02:01 PM   #19
blssdwlf
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Re: TOS shuttle power sources.

Timo wrote: View Post
...Or, alternately, that they are deep within one of those fancy star systems where high warp equals low sublight speed, much as in "Paradise Syndrome". Being deep insystem would be a prerequisite anyway, or else the comet wouldn't have a tail...
I agree that they must have been in a system and warp "effective speed" is in the low single-digit c's instead the 1000's for TOS.

As to the pressure problem, remember that Spock used up most of the fuel with the boosters during the liftoff. However, it could still be that they use a hybrid antigrav/thruster system so the actual amount of fuel would not need to be huge...
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