aridas sofia wrote:
I guess we have to accept the governments of the world had collapsed and some powerful AI and robotic help were being employed up in the Montana woods.
Well, Cochrane himself (in ST:FC) admitted he did it for the money. The USA still existed, and was able to pay him for it, and so...profit can be a powerful motivator.
As for the SS Valiant
: I accept the explanation that the only way it got to the edge of the galaxy was via an unstable wormhole. At sublight speeds, there's really no other way it could have done so. And I totally love the image of that ship as posted in the Drexler files.