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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP06 Dec 2018 11:48 a.m. PST

…Design Is So Clever.

"I usually don't give a lot of thought to ship designs in science fiction movies. My general assumption is that they exist to look cool, with function considered as a secondary problem if at all.

Which is why this video by EC Henry impressed me the way it did. In a brief, elegant explanation, Henry looks at the Enterprise Refit design—the ship from the first Star Trek movie—and explains its most visually striking change from both an aesthetic and an engineering perspective. Specifically, why are the struts connecting the engines to the core of the ship angled now, instead of straight?…"
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DOUGKL06 Dec 2018 5:14 p.m. PST

Interesting, thanks.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP07 Dec 2018 11:42 a.m. PST

A votre service mon ami!. (smile)


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