Star Trek: Voyager is a science fiction television series set in the Star Trek universe. The series follows the adventures of the Starfleet vessel USS Voyager, which becomes stranded in the Delta Quadrant 70,000 light-years from Earth.

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How could Janeway use Holodecks as a child when they were new to Picard?

How could Janeway use Holodecks as a child when Picard and the rest of the Enterprise-D crew make it clear in TNG: Encounter at Farpoint that holo-technology is very new? For many of them it's the ...
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How did the Voyager crew repair the huge hull breach in “Unimatrix Zero, part 2”?

After taking a hit from a Borg tactical cube with their shields down, the Voyager crew repairs the hull breach. How were they able to repair it and so quickly? I think it was even repaired later in ...
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Was there any mention of Starfleet grooming standards?

My wife recently accused me of trying to grow a "Riker" beard. I found myself arguing that my beard is longer than anything Riker OR Worf ever had on the show, and that got me thinking as to what ...
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The curious case of Dmitri Valtane

In the Voyager episode "Flashback", we learn that Tuvok was once a junior science officer aboard Sulu's Excelsior, and that he had been present at the moment of death of Lt. Cmdr. Dmitri Valtane: ...
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What happened to the orchids when Tuvok and Neelix were un-merged?

From the initial examination of Tuvix (in the episode of the same name), we learn that flowers had been fused into the new being at the genetic level: EMH: I'm also picking up traces of a third ...
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How did Voyager replenish its photon torpedoes? [duplicate]

How did Voyager replenish its photon torpedo supply? In an early episode I remember Chakotay saying "We have a compliment of 38 photon torpedos." and Captain Janeway replied "We have ...
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How much crew quarters did Voyager have?

How many crew quarters did Voyager have? I remember the episode where the Klingon ship self-destructed and the entire crew was transported aboard Voyager and most of the crew if not the entire crew ...
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How could the Borg be patrolling the border of fluidic space?

In "Unimatrix Zero", Axom says he's on a scout ship patrolling the border of fluidic space. I thought that fluidic space was in another dimension/ parallel universe and can only be entered through a ...
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Which time line is later? Star Trek: Voyager's “Living Witness” or Enterprise's “Cold Front/Shockwave”

Does the episode Living Witness go the furthest into the Star Trek timeline since it's 700 years into the future, or is Crewman Daniels' timeline the furthest?
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Did Seven of Nine always know about the Borg Queen?

Did Seven of Nine always know there was a Borg Queen? She never mentioned it before, but in Dark Frontier when she was confronted by the Queen she didn't seem surprised at all.
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Is there an in-universe explanation as to why the Borg look and behave differently in The Next Generation than in First Contact/Voyager? [duplicate]

Is there an in-universe explanation, not just about the way they look, but for the fact the Borg behave differently in The Next Generation, compared to First Contact and Voyager? Guinan's comments ...
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Could you fit a Borg cube in the Voth city-ship?

Would the Voth city-ship be able to hold a Borg cube inside of it? It's obvious it would be able to hold hundreds of Galaxy-class ships or even a few Deep Space Nines, so would it be able to fit a ...
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Did Captain Janeway violate the Prime Directive by stealing a transwarp coil from the Borg?

Did Captain Janeway violate the Prime Directive by stealing the Borg transwarp coil in "Dark Frontier, part 1" since she and the Voyager crew have no right to steal from any species just for their own ...
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Is the Borg Sphere in Voy: Drone that same as the ones seen in Voy: Dark Frontier or First Contact

In the episode "Drone", the sphere that was on the way to intercept them was described as a long range tactical vessel with ablative hull armor. Is this Borg Sphere identical to the Sphere ...
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Was Seska's character arc planned from the beginning?

Between Seasons 1 and 2 of Voyager, there is a dramatic change in the character of Seska: In particular, she Seska appears in a number of Season 1 episodes prior to the 12th episode, "State of ...
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What is Klingon hell? Is it really the Klingon afterlife?

What is Klingon hell? Is it another planet, an illusion, just a dream, or is it really the afterlife?
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Voyager Time Space Continuum Problem?

In the episode of Voyager's "The Fight" that aired on March 24th 1999 The Doctor says that Chakotay has chronic traumatic encephalopathy. According to everything I have read, Dr. Bennet Omalu first ...
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Did the Borg Queen order the Voyager/Borg alliance?

Is there any evidence the Borg Queen was the one who agreed to the alliance between Voyager and the Borg against Species 8472? The Borg were acting their usual selves when Janeway approached them ...
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What are the relative sizes of the various political factions in Star Trek

In the Next Generation/DS9/Voyager timeline (ignoring the reboot films) what was the comparative size of the various factions, i.e Federation had x worlds and covered x size of space. Any recurring ...
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Could the Borg Queen be freed from the Collective?

Could the Borg Queen to be freed from the Collective? She’s the same as every other drone: abducted and assimilated against her will when she was a child. Can assume that it would be a similar case ...
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How long was Tom Paris' prison sentence?

In "Caretaker", we learn that Captain Janeway had struck a deal with the Federation Rehabilitation Commission, thereby granting Tom Paris observer status on Voyager for the mission to find Tuvok in ...
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Why wasn't it possible to completely de-borgify Seven of Nine while it was possible with Captain Picard?

Captain Picard was assimilated by the Borg collective and turned into a drone. When he was freed from it, all traces of Borg hardware were removed from his body and he returned to being a ...
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Can a ship tow during warp?

If an item can't be stored in a hold, can a ship use a tractor beam to tow another item or ship during warp? I'm thinking of the case where, perhaps by design or through battle damage, the saucer ...
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Why Voyager required assistance to travel back in time in the end of “Future's End” episode?

This answer to my previous question made me thinking -- why Voyager wasn't able to travel back in time, in the end of "Future's End" episode, without assistance of Capt. Braxton's ship / 29th century ...
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Is this Star Trek's most used background prop?

Whenever the story brings us to a lab, science outpost or somesuch, I immediately start looking for these: I'm wondering: In which episodes are these bad boys used? I've noticed them in ...
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In Star Trek, what are the General Orders?

From the famous General Order 1 (The Prime Directive) to General Order 24 about destroying all life on a planet, Star Fleet regulations guide the men and women exploring the distant reaches of space ...
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How do miniature holograms work?

"Miniature" holograms are seen a few times in Star Trek, including the hologram of Tasha Yar, which Data had, and the mini-EMH hologram ("Virtuoso"). This technology presumably had some sort of ...
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In ST:VOY why didn't fluidic space collapse into a black hole?

I've been thinking about this question for many years, and today I came upon this amazing question, Why didn't fluidic space crush Voyager?. Part of the accepted answer is: It is safe to ...
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Wouldn't Zimmerman or Starfleet have rights to the Doctor's works before a random publisher in “Author, Author?”

In Voyager's episode, "Author, Author," the rights to the EMH's holonovel come into question. While I can understand a discussion as to why the novel may not belong to the EMH, I can't understand why ...
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What episode of Voyager does this image come from?

I've seen the below image on the internet a few times and was wondering what episode of Voyager it comes from, or if it is a genuine image at all!
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Was ST:VOY watered down?

The premise of ST:VOY seems like it would introduce a whole new ethos and a whole new way of doing things for Star Trek. During the same time, you had DS9 being set mostly on a station hanging out at ...
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What is the most populous race in the Alpha and Beta quadrants?

In the Alpha and Beta Quadrants we encounter many different alien races. Was it ever commented on which race had the highest population? We know both the Klingon and Romulan empires had fleets to ...
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Why did Kes break up with Neelix?

In Voy: Warlord, Kes breaks up with Neelix. However, it is very quickly established that Kes is possessed by the consciousness of the recently deceased Tieran, as she attacks Voyager's crew and ...
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Has the autodestruct sequence ever not been aborted on a Starfleet vessel?

I remember the autodestruct being initiated many times, but always being aborted at almost the last possible second. Obviously, Captains Kirk, Picard, Janeway never went all the way to destruct, but ...
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What became of the crew of the USS Equinox?

At the end of an episode of Star Trek Voyager, Equinox Part 2 (S06E01), the surviving crew of the USS Equinox join Voyager. I recognise the guy in the foreground but can't place him, but what I am ...
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Why did Species 8472 have several Ferengi in their reproduction of Starfleet Headquarters?

At the beginning of Star Trek Voyager episode In the Flesh (S5E4), as Chakotay is walking around the reproduction of StarFleet Headquarters that was created by Species 8472. As he does so, several ...
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Why haven't the Kyrians and Vaskans had contact with the Federation?

In the Star Trek Voyager episode Living Witness (S4E23), a backup copy of the Doctor finds himself 700 years into the future. In that time, the Kyrians and Vaskans do not appear to have had any ...
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Which were the major wars in the Star Trek universe

We have seen many wars in Star Trek, but which were the major ones? Consider "major" to be something similar to WWI or WWII — conlict between superpowers that takes a lot of time and is not ...
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Why didn't Voyager do more to prepare for the Krenim?

Shortly before Kes left with her new powers, Kes warned the crew about the Krenim and their use of temporally based weapons. But when they reached Krenim space a few episodes later to start the Year ...
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Are the Nausicaans and the Kradin related?

In the Star Trek Voyager episode Nemesis, Chakotay is shot down on a planet and eventually encounters a race called the Kradin. The Kradin look very similar to the Nausicaans that are relatively ...
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Why do Species 8472 have such formidable weapons?

When we encounter Species 8472 we are told that they are the only species native to fluidic space, that they act pretty much as a unified force and that fluidic space lacks planets. Since ...
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Did Kes become a Traveler?

In the Voyager episode The Gift, we see Kes become so powerfully psycic that she leaves the corporeal realm of existence. Memory Alpha states this about her departure from our galaxy in general and ...
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How extensive is the artificial sunlight technology on starships?

How do they prevent everyone on starships from being "pasty white"? How do people get Vitamin D? What about getting a tan? Different people have different sunlight tolerances. How do they ensure that ...
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How do Star Trek holodecks account for the spatial bias between multiple users?

In Star Trek, when people go into a inactive holodeck it looks like a large room, but not really very big. So, how is it that two or more people can enter an active holodeck program and end up in ...
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How many Q are there in the Star Trek universe?

The Q Continuum is an extradimensional plane of existence inhabited by a race of beings known as the Q. The term could also refer to the Q society itself. Per Memory Alpha we're told of 8 individual Q ...
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Star Trek Voyager : Episode Scorpion, Red alert music when 8472 attack the Borg

I know this is an unusual question, I hope it is not closed. I am looking specifically for the ringtone used in series Star trek Voyager, episode Scorpion. It happens when 7of9, Janeway and Tuvok are ...
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Did the Think Tank really help the Vidiians?

The smarmy 'spokesman' of the Think Tank (from the episode of the same name) claimed he and his helped find a cure for the phage. Now Voyager's a long way from Vidiian space by now and I wouldn't put ...
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Can the Q really time-travel?

Do we really know whether the Q can time-travel as opposed to just having the ability to set up good illusions, and possibly take people out of time? Don't we only have his word about it? Or is ...
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Did Q torment anyone else besides the crew of the Enterprise, Voyager, and DS9?

I was surprised to be reminded that while Q appeared many times on TNG and Voyager, he also appeared in one DS9 episode "Q-less". Obviously, this is pretty lucky that he happens to have interacted ...
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Do we know if the Prometheus Class was involved in the Dominion War?

Is there any mention of what happened to the Prometheus class warships as depicted in the Voyager episode "Message in a Bottle" and whether they were used in the Dominion War? Based on the ...