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Questions tagged [star-trek-generations]

Refers to the 1994 movie in the Star Trek franchise, the seventh in the franchise. This tag is to be used when referring to this movie. Use this tag with the [star-trek] tag.

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Did Soran succeed?

According to the canon movie Star Trek Generations, the Nexus is an extra-dimensional realm in which time and space have no meaning. The main antagonist of the film, Tolian Soran, wants to enter the ...
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What is “Shield Modulation”?

In Star Trek: Generations, the Duras sisters rig Geordi's visor with a camera so that they can find out the ship's "Shield Modulation". Once they have this number, they can set their torpedoes/...
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How fast was Soren's probe traveling to have reached its destination in approximately 10 seconds?

In Star Trek: Generations, Dr. Tolian Soran shoots a solar probe into the nearest star in order to So, if the star is approximately the same distance away from Earth, how fast would the probe ...
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How does blowing up the Veridian star change the course of the Nexus ribbon?

In Star Trek: Generations Soran blows up the Veridian star in order to change the course of the Nexus ribbon. But blowing up a star does not change the quantity of mass in the general area where the ...
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What happened to the saucer section of the Enterprise D?

I understand that the ship could not be salvaged, however the film does not explain what actually happens to the wreck at the end of the film "Generations".
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Is there an in-universe explanation for the proximity of the nexus to earth?

When the Enterprise-B was launched in Earth-orbit, it was only 3 lightyears away from two transport ships captured in the Nexus. That means the Nexus was the closest out-of-system object. However, ...
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Why was there no funeral for Kirk at the end of Star Trek: Generations? [duplicate]

I also noticed that Picard did not mention to others that he had help from Kirk to defeat Soran. I assume that this was because he violated the prime directive related to time travel. Could this be ...
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Data drinking alcohol in ten forward

In Star Trek genarations, data is seen drinking alcohol which he hates, how is he able to taste and consume it, I remember form a previous episode in the series he is not able to consume food or ...
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Why did the captain of the Enterprise - B seem so inexperienced?

I recently starting watching Star Trek: Generations again. In the opening sequence when the Enterprise - B encounters the Nexus, Captain John Harriman seems to be completely paralysed with indecision,...
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Why (out-of-universe) was this central Star Trek character killed?

This central character died in Star Trek: Generations in 1994: (spoilers below are not hidden) When and why was it decided that the character would die? As of 1994, the characters of McCoy, Spock, ...
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Where was Spock when the Enterprise B was launched?

As far as I remember, only Kirk, Scotty, and Chekov were the only ones from the original crew on the Enterprise B when it was commissioned in Star Trek: Generations. Since Spock was higher up in the ...
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What happened to Captain Kirk's body?

At the end of Star Trek: Generations, Captain Picard constructs a makeshift grave out of stones for Captain Kirk, who died helping Picard to stop Dr. Tolian Soran from destroying the Veridian system. ...
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Were there families on the Enterprise-E?

Were there any families on the Enterprise-E like there were on the D? Was it also a ship of exploration?
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Why didn't the Enterprise modulate its shield frequency?

In the movie Star Trek: Generations, when the Klingons stole their shield frequencies, why didn't they just modulate their shield frequency, just like against the Borg in "Q Who". I have been giving ...
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Which Captain is older in Star Trek VII?

In Star Trek : Generations, who is older, Captain Picard or Captain Kirk?
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What information did the emotion chip contain?

I know that the emotion chip allowed Data to experience emotions, but is there a canon explanation of the other information it contained? I recall a reference somewhere to information from Dr Soong? ...
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Why could the Klingons see normally using Geordi's VISOR?

In the movie ST: Generations, there is the famous scene where the Enterprise-D is blown up because the Klingon sisters were able to see through Geordi's visor the shield frequency. You'll notice in ...
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What did Soran experience in the Nexus?

In Star Trek: Generations we see Picard’s and Kirk’s idea of a perfect life, even though the former only stayed in the Nexus for a few minutes. What do you think Soran’s perfect existence in the ...