Re: Star Trek: TMP questions and observations
^Apples to oranges. The floating office is just that, an office. Its purpose was to provide the refit engineering team with a meeting site separate from the Enterprise
itself. The spacedock seen in TSFS was intended to house several ships, so of course it would have be much larger than Enterprise
or any other vessel inside of it.
"He clapped his captain—his friend—on the shoulder. Yes, this man was very much like James Kirk, in all the ways that mattered." --Christopher L. Bennett-- Star Trek: Mere Anarachy, The Darkness Drops Again