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Old June 4 2013, 03:13 AM   #128
throwback
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Re: AFT NACELLE (Spoilers)

Unfortunately, there isn't room for a life support system in that section of the Enterprise. This section was built like an airship hangar, with the control room positioned at the rear.

Personally, I think this Enterprise's secondary hull is a scary, mess with a weapon bay bifurcated by main engineering. Understanding this, I can understand Scotty's hesitation in having new torpedoes loaded onto his ship. I don't know of any ships where weapons were located in the vicinity of main engineering. There always seemed to be a separation between them greater than a wall.

(I am still conceptualizing how a cargo conveyor would work in a starship. [Star Trek Ongoing, Issue 19])
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