vulcan redshirt wrote:
Two of the three parts of the Prometheus were effectively drones ...
And in The Managerie, the entire TOS Enterprise was basically a drone.
Mr. Laser Beam wrote:
What happens when the automated ships are hacked?
Or start making their own decisions? If an automated ship is to perform many of the same missions as the crewed ship, the auto-ship would have to have a certain level of sapience.