How does it work? Edit

Dose anyone know how it works? Awar.

no clue. but i'd speculate it's a higher thrust version of a normal impulse drive. maybe using some technobabble-feild or something. - Mithril 15:27, 23 February 2007 (UTC)
Could it just the technical name for standard impulse? The only time it is used is by people from the past (20th Century) so it could just be how the computer describes a normal impulse. The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk).
The computer itself (which isn't from the 20th century) calls it "hyper impulse". This is a Starfleet computer, their is no reason to believe that in the next centuries the terminology for standard drive would have changed. --OuroborosCobra talk 19:52, 25 May 2008 (UTC)
The Tantalus Colony was powered by hyper-power circuits in "Dagger of the Mind". In that instance the hyper-prefix was used to denote megavoltage. It might be the same case here that hyper-impulse reactors simply produce more power than regular impulse reactors, hence the different terminology. As the word "drive" usually includes the power generation as well as the thrust mechanism. In the end it's all just technobabble. :) --Pseudohuman 07:16, 31 May 2008 (UTC)