Neelix's shuttle, the Baxial, was a total missed opportunity. This is something the show's creators should have fleshed out. It should have been small like Voyager's shuttles, maybe a little bigger. As a set piece, it should have been a cabin seperated into a cockpit and a rear cabin. The exterior should have been alien, Talaxian, a piece of home Neelix escaped in when his home world was destroyed. Episode to episode, his shuttle could have served Voyager when an away team needed to be stealthy and not give away they're from Voyager. In the episode where he left the ship, imagine if he'd sacrificed his ship, only to be saved by the Delta Flyer's transporter beam. Janeway rewards him by giving him a Voyager shuttle to keep as he rejoins his people. Thoughts?