Star Trek: Enterprise

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Corrected entry: Whenever a shuttlepod leaves Enterprise, two wings deploy on either side. In reality, these wings, because they are so thin, would burn up in a planet's atmosphere. This is done to show that Enterprise-era technology is less advanced than Kirk-era technology.

Correction: As we don't know what the wings are made of, we can hardly state that they should burn up in the atmosphere. And as the shuttles make controlled entrances to planetary atmospheres, unlike the uncontrolled method used by current space vehicles, the flight velocity could be adjusted to keep the heat lower anyway.




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