Re: Has anyone else noticed the major plot flaw in TWOK?
^Not necessarily. Khan himself said that Kirk didn't bother checking up on the colony once the Enterprise
left. It's possible that the sector was largely ignored by Starfleet until they needed it as a possible Genesis test site.
"Many things seem clever to an imbecile." --Captain Thelin th'Valrass, USS Enterprise-- "The Chimes at Midnight"