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Old January 10 2013, 04:12 PM   #21
Robert Comsol
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Re: Space Station K-7

Wingsley wrote: View Post
"It also seems (to me, anyway) to at least swing the door open a little further about the existence of 22-person transporter rooms."
I don't think so at all. The station manager's office can only receive two visitors at a time beaming in, already three visitors will be a 'problem'.

Unlike the Enterprise the station does not appear to have the capability to warp space and take in interstellar matter as fuel or to simply be refueled like a starship at the earliest next convenience - at a station or starbase!

Thus, most likely, you have to bring everything to the station (compare to an oil drilling platform) and energy saving should be a major issue where the corporeal transfer of people to the station appears to be the favorable means, IMHO.

@ Forbin

Nice link and visualization. Thanks

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