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Old December 16 2008, 06:43 PM   #121
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Re: Up sizing the movie Enterprise

You know, truthfully considering how small computers are getting, I don't think the computer core needs to be anywhere near that big...


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I think escape pods are a definite necessity on a ship...
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Old December 16 2008, 07:54 PM   #122
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Re: Up sizing the movie Enterprise

middyseafort wrote: View Post
Thinking about what shaw states upthread. Was it not written in The Making of Star Trek that the saucer/primary hall was the lifeboat? Hence, why the "engines could be jettisioned."
That was definitely the intent behind the dialogue in "The Apple", when Kirk is talking about jettisoning the nacelles and "crack out of there with the main section."
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