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Old April 7 2013, 08:06 PM   #108
aridas sofia
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Re: Does TOS Still Look Futuristic to You?

Does anyone know if Wah Chang designed the BoP or manufactured it from Jefferies' design? I have never seen a Jefferies sketch for the BoP, so I assume the former.

I think the design stays close to the requirements of the script -- a stolen Starfleet design. It's a saucer extended to support the nacelles without a secondary hull, with pylons shaped to look like the wings mentioned in the dialogue. Vaguely Art Deco/Streamline Moderne but really more Googie in its saucer and rocket cues.
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