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Old July 28 2013, 02:28 AM   #54
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Re: Dreadnought-Class Production Line (Spoilers?)

I got the feeling that Marcus's idea behind Khan was to get a different POV on the whole ship and its technologies. Because Khan was from a different time and mindset, he could see applications of existing technology that others would miss or ask questions that would get people to reconsider their previous notions of how things should work.
A business man and engineer discuss how to launch a communications satellite in the 1960s:
Biz Dev Guy: Your communications satellite has to be the size, shape, and weight of a hydrogen bomb.
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