Memory Alpha

Voyager nacelle movement

Forum page

Revision as of 22:21, January 8, 2013 by 31dot (Talk | contribs)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
39,362pages on
this wiki
Forum icon  ForumsReference Desk → Voyager nacelle movement (replywatch)

The warp field is most efficient in the tilted position, but for the purposes of routine checks and maintenance, you really wouldn't want the entire working environment in a tilted position. It's most logical to leave Voyager's nacelles down while not at warp so the floors and surfaces are level. 15380136.jpg

I think this 'logic' deserves to be added to the Variable Geometry Pylon page, yeah?

Alpinedigital (talk) 21:54, January 8, 2013 (UTC)

I think the nacelles were left down when not at warp as a matter of course; while it might be convenient for maintenance, I'm not sure we should go as far as to say that was a design consideration. I think the primary design consideration for them was to address the reasoning for the Warp Speed Limit described in "Force of Nature". 31dot (talk) 22:21, January 8, 2013 (UTC)

Around Wikia's network

Random Wiki