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Questions tagged [spore-drive]

An experimental organic propulsion system first seen in Star Trek: Discovery, which the Federation was testing during the 2240s and 2250s.

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What was the significance of the spore that landed on Tilly's shoulder in Discovery?

In the Star Trek Discovery episode S01:E13 What's Past is Prologue we see a spore landing on Tilly's shoulder. There is some speculation about this: An opening for Hugh to return? Mirror Lorca ...
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Why does Captain Lorca tell the Admiral that the Spore Drive is fully functional?

In Star Trek Discovery S1:E6 Lethe - Captain Lorca tells the Admiral that the Spore Drive is fully functional. Now at this stage they've had a stressed out Tardigrade that they're in the process of ...
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If the Discovery contains an experimental spore drive, why doesn't it have a NX registry?

In Star Trek Discovery S1:E3 Context is for Kings the protagonist Michael Burnham joins the USS Discovery. She finds that the ship has an experimental Spore Drive. We know that The Federation used ...
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Why can Discovery transport the tardigrade at the end of the show when at the start the shielding prevented them?

In Star Trek Discovery S1:E3 Context is for Kings we see the USS Glenn, which contains the mycelial plane experiments and dead crew. We learn (from Saru) that it is not possible to transport the ...
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Is there any evidence to suggest Q has a mechanism of travel similar to the Spore drive?

In the Star Trek: Discovery Episode Context is For Kings, we see the Spore Drive. Their research was based on the insight that at a quantum level, there was no difference between biology or ...