Atmospheric reentry/exit in the Star Trek canon?
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Join Date: Dec 2007
03-18-2012, 05:51 PM
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I guess I have a new question, then;
HOW are they maneuvering in the atmosphere? The amount of force output by their thrusters would have to be ridiculously high to keep them up.
Well in Star Trek Generations they clearly could not stay up in the air, but in Voyager was one of the most advanced starships of its time. This is said a couple of times throughout the series also in the second season on the episode 38ís ( I think) Janeway talks about how the ship was designed to be able to land on planets.
This is probably why the ship can use maneuvering thrusters in the atmosphere.