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Old October 29 2009, 10:48 PM   #1
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New Enterprise dedication plaque

I don't think we have seen it before, have we ?
It appears briefly in the Starships documentary, but we don't get a clue exactly where on the bridge it is.

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Old October 29 2009, 11:06 PM   #2
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I don't think we have seen it before, have we ?
It appears briefly in the Starships documentary, but we don't get a clue exactly where on the bridge it is.

So it's Starship Class! Love it!
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Old October 29 2009, 11:18 PM   #3
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Excellent! :-)
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Old October 29 2009, 11:20 PM   #4
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I don't think we have seen it before, have we ?
It appears briefly in the Starships documentary, but we don't get a clue exactly where on the bridge it is.

So it's Starship Class! Love it!
Hahaha...a dramatic lack of imagination there.
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Old October 29 2009, 11:25 PM   #5
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I don't think we have seen it before, have we ?
It appears briefly in the Starships documentary, but we don't get a clue exactly where on the bridge it is.

Checked the bridge panorama at the official site, and...

How about right there?
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Old October 30 2009, 12:01 AM   #6
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Interesting that it still says San Francisco Ship Yards
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Old October 30 2009, 12:06 AM   #7
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Interesting that it still says San Francisco Ship Yards
Indeed.
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Old October 30 2009, 12:08 AM   #8
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Interesting that it still says San Francisco Ship Yards
Indeed.
Very likely that construction and final testing were completed in orbit.
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Old October 30 2009, 12:11 AM   #9
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Interesting that it still says San Francisco Ship Yards
Indeed.
Very likely that construction and final testing were completed in orbit.
Maybe that's just where the plague was made! Haha.
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Old October 30 2009, 12:13 AM   #10
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Interesting that it still says San Francisco Ship Yards
Indeed.
Very likely that construction and final testing were completed in orbit.
Which is why we saw the construction on the ground?
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Old October 30 2009, 12:16 AM   #11
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Indeed.
Very likely that construction and final testing were completed in orbit.
Which is why we saw the construction on the ground?
Construction on the ground makes finalization in orbit impossible....how?

Look at it this way - modern warship construction starts on dry land, then is completed in the water.
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Old October 30 2009, 12:20 AM   #12
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Maybe that's just where the plague was made! Haha.
It looks like it was made in China.
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Old October 30 2009, 12:20 AM   #13
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Very likely that construction and final testing were completed in orbit.
Which is why we saw the construction on the ground?
Construction on the ground makes finalization in orbit impossible....how?

Look at it this way - modern warship construction starts on dry land, then is completed in the water.
And that changes the name of the ship yard?
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Old October 30 2009, 12:23 AM   #14
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And that changes the name of the ship yard?
No, it just means the plaque lists the shipyard the ship was completed, commissioned, and launched from.
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Old October 30 2009, 12:25 AM   #15
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And that changes the name of the ship yard?
No, it just means the plaque lists the shipyard the ship was completed, commissioned, and launched from.
Usually I'd think that if it construction began in the Riverside ship yards, there would be a corresponding drydock in orbit named "Riverside". No reason to change the name, especially when - as the authors suggested - the Enterprise was built in Riverside because of George Kirk's heroic act.
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