But it does beg the question, "Why?" Especially when there are shuttles for traveling down to a planet. It just seems "awkward," too. Parking a starship in the ocean? The Federation obviously needs to invest more in developing a cloaking device. Oh well. It is what it is. As long as we don't see Scotty looking out a window, seeing a fish swim by, and doing a double-take. More importantly, every report I've read so far about the nine minutes is very positive. The footage is said to look fantastic in IMAX 3D. I'm hooked. Big E underwater or not.