(covers information from several alternate timelines)
Physical arrangement Edit
This type of shuttlecraft had two warp nacelles attached to the main body of the shuttlecraft by elongated nacelle pylons which housed the shuttles small impulse drives. Shuttles could be accessed from either side by doors located just before the nacelle pylons. This shuttle type also a retractable landing gear forward of the doors.
The cockpit contained two chairs, with the helm located on the starboard side, and three forward facing windows. The cockpit was separated from the aft compartment by a small hatch and sometimes a plastic screen. Medical shuttles had the aft compartment fitted with medical equipment. (Star Trek)