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Old September 17 2013, 09:26 PM   #248
Re: Scaling the Excelsior Filming Model


The Enterprise-C had similar features on part of the neck. Maybe the problem with transwarp is one of stress or heat / radiation buildup. Preliminary tests and proof of concept were successful, the problem occurs when trying to scale it up. The excelsior could have been designed with a more reinforced spaceframe and venting capability. Hence the massive neck covered with heat sinks.
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