I think I had seen where a dev said they considered the shuttle pod but decided that because it didn't have warp capability in the show, it wouldn't make sense to have it warp around the galaxy. I could be wrong though.
Regardless, I am on board with these ideas. Most especially an NX interior with a choice between the NX01 and MX02 bridges.
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