Re: Reliant external docking ports?
The starboard side is really not featured a lot but if I take a look at the HD screencaps like this
and in the HD version of the shot
you provided it doesn't look a lot like a gangway docking port to me.
However, there seems to be an odd vertical line on the rim that begs explanation.
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