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What is the Delta Flyer's top warp speed?

In 2375 the crew of the Voyager teamed up to build the Delta Flyer which is shown going to warp multiple times during Voyager's seven season run. The original Delta Flyer was destroyed in 2377 and a ...
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Who designed the USS Voyager in-universe?

I want to know who designed the USS Voyager. I want an in-universe. The ONLY clue that I know of to who designed the USS Voyager in-universe is the Doctor's quote, " Whoever designed this ship ...
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From the perspective of the prime directive, were the humans in “Star Trek: Voyager” S02 E01 a pre-warp civilization?

In the Star Trek: Voyager “The 37’s” (S02 E01) the humans were aware of warp drive or at least interstellar travel. However, they descended from pre-warp humans and they themselves did not have warp ...
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Why do the Borg want to assimilate every planet in the universe?

This is a question that I was wondering about since I was introduced to the Borg in Star Trek: The Next Generation. Why do the Borg want to assimilate every planet in the universe?
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Why couldn't Tuvok be cured by the holodeck?

Near the end of Voyager, Tuvok required fal-tor-voh to heal his mind. This requires which the crew considered unavailable. Why was this considered impossible? Why can the holodeck not solve this?
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What was the in-universe explanation for Tom Paris looking exactly like Nick Locarno in “Star Trek: Voyager?”

Okay, let’s forget about the backstory of Tom Paris in Star Trek: Voyager being supposedly more “redeemable” than that of Nick Locarno in the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode “The First Duty” (...
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How much energy can an adapted Borg shield absorb?

We see in several episodes of several series that the Borg can adapt their shield frequencies and apparently become completely impervious to attack. However, I'm wondering if there is a limit to this ...
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How old was Icheb in Star Trek Voyager?

I haven't found any information online, but maybe I just didn't look close enough. How old was he when he joined the crew?
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What would Voyager's mission have been if they hadn't gotten stuck in the Delta quadrant?

I know their first mission was to track down Chakotay and his crew, but otherwise what was Voyager's intended mission beyond that?
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Does the EMH have perfect recall?

Does the Emergency Medical Hologram have (or could have) perfect recall of past events, as Commander Data apparently does, or are there indeed limits to his "memory"?
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What actual authority did Harry Kim have when in command of the night shift?

Harry has been in command of Voyager during non crucial times (the long stretch of "the void" comes to mind but I am sure there are others. I recall him being in charge during a night shift)....
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Is there a description of how computer programming works in the ST: Voyager era?

We often see characters working on various "programs". Sometimes this is as complex as the EMH, where it's often mentioned that program stability is difficult. Other times, it's a few taps ...
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Tom Paris chatting up female shuttle pilot in first episode of Voyager

In the first episode of Star Trek:Voyager near the beginning Tom Paris is in a shuttle and is chatting up the pilot. She says "Do you always fly at women at warp speed, Mr. Paris?" He ...
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Is there a canonical example in the Star Trek TNG/Voyager/DS9 era of a junior officer giving a mistake order that a senior must correct?

I know that there are lot of examples of senior officers doing something and then a junior dramatically shouts "Belay that order!". What I'm talking about is a situation in which a junior ...
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Where is a call for security initially directed aboard a Starfleet vessel?

Throughout the Star Trek franchise, we see someone call out for security. It may be Kirk punching those ubiquitous hallway buttons, someone tapping their combadge, or simply someone shouting at the ...
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Did Janeway allow her crew to break protocol with names?

In several episodes of Voyager, senior staff are referred to by junior staff by their names, rather than their rank. For instance, in Nightingale, Harry has this exchange with Janeway: (after Janeway ...
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What privileges and responsibilities did Tom Paris lose when he was reduced to ensign?

When Tom got busted to ensign, he would have lost things like being able to give orders to ensigns, for instance. Did he lose anything else? What was the benefit of him being a lieutenant that he did ...
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Are there any full commanders in yellow shirts through ST:Voyager?

Are there any characters who carry the rank of full commander who served in the yellow-shirt era for security, engineering, or tactical? Did these positions max out at Lieutenant Commander?
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Identification: Star Trek Voyager - real civilization treated like Age of Empires (i.e. a real-time strategy game)

I'm pretty sure there was a Voyager episode where Tom Paris (and another officer) were playing a real-time strategy game (like Age of Empires) but then they found out they are controlling actual ...
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In Star Trek, why can't a pilot use a yoke?

In Voyager, Tom Paris is said to be the best pilot on board. Yet, as it is with all Star Trek pilots, when the situation calls for exceptional piloting skills, such as needling through a tight spot or ...
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In which (if any) Star Trek episodes does that show’s captain not appear?

I’m curious as to how many, if any, episodes of the original five broadcast Trek series did not include a single appearance by that show’s lead actor, the Captain for that particular show. I.E., TOS ...
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How does the female Q teleport near the end of Star Trek: Eternal Tide?

Towards the end of the book Star Trek: Eternal Tide, the female Q has her powers taken from her, but still manages to teleport herself after screaming really loud. Icheb was accustomed to seeing the ...
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In the Star Trek: Voyager episode “Before and After,” what would the crew(s) have experienced?

In the episode “Before and After (Season 3, Episode 21),” Kes experienced occasional jumps backward in time. What would the crew have experienced when Kes jumped back again in time? For example: ...
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Why did the Voyager crew not use the Warp 10 technology to get home?

In the Star Trek: Voyager episode, "Threshold", they discover a "new kind of dilithium" which allows them travel at infinite speed (Warp 10). There are hopes that this would allow ...
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What are the times that Voyager potentially or actually achieved faster-than-warp travel and/or faster-than-subspace communication?

This answer enumerates all the actual jumps that Voyager achieved in their quest to get home from the Delta Quadrant. I am interested in addition in the number of rumoured or failed acquisitions of ...
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How did Voyager catch up to the Equinox?

In the Equinox episodes of Star Trek: Voyager the rationale for sacrificing the eel-like aliens was in order to attain higher warp speed and thus arrive to the Alpha quadrant faster, but in the finale ...
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Is Kes' accent from the actor or the character?

I cannot place Kes' accent. What is it? Is it based on any non-fiction accent? Is it the accent of Jennifer Lien from her daily life? Or was it a choice to make this the accent of the character?
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Webcomic about "small differences" ruining a date (specifically one of them likes YOHpt1 the other YOHpt2) [closed]

Trying to track down a webcomic. The panels are a back and forth between a couple on a first date. Something like "What do you do mostly?" "oh watch a lot of tv?" "whats your ...
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How was warp 44 achieved in Star Trek: The Animated Series, when warp 10 was impossible in later series? [duplicate]

In the Star Trek: The Animated Series episode, "The Counter-Clock Incident", the Enterprise is on an assignment to facilitate one of the earliest captains of the Enterprise, who'd reached ...
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How does the borg queen keep coming back to life? [duplicate]

How does the borg queen keep coming back to life? She is killed but always reappears later. When Picard asks her about this, she says Picard is thinking so 3-dimensionally.
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Did Harry Kim and Tom Paris have staff?

We see that Tuvok has his security staff, B'elanna has the engineering staff. There are clearly other helmspeople on board, although I don't think I've ever seen anyone else at ops. Did Tom Paris and ...
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Can TNG-era warp drive be used to travel at sublight speeds?

In Star Trek: The Next Generation and its contemporaneously set sequels (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Star Trek: Voyager), impulse engines are used for moving spacecraft at sublight speeds, whereas ...
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Who was the first Borg? [duplicate]

In 'Star Trek: Voyager', we find out in one of the episodes (I for the life of me can't remember which... edits are welcome), that the Borg Queen (portrayed beautifully by Susanna Thompson) comes from ...
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How widespread is Bio-neural circuitry?

The starship Voyager is equipped with experimental 'organic' circuitry, which supposedly "organizes information more efficiently, speeds up response time"- is this circuitry used in ships ...
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What exactly happens in Morrok's cave?

In one of the Star Trek: Voyager Episodes (I really can't remember which one), Kathy and her team meet a borderline xenophobic race, which breed by cloning It so happens that Tuvok's shuttle crash ...
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Possible real world counterpart to Jane Eldon / Sean Gogerty?

In Star Trek Voyager Season 6 Episode 11 episode Fair Haven Captain Janeway was introduced to an early 19th century Irish poet Jane Eldon's work Hills Most Green, Hearts Unseen by a holographic ...
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Where did that strange flower vanish in Tuvix?

In the Star Trek: Voyager S02E24, we come across a strange breed of flower which melds with a life form to breed. This same flower creates Tuvix, a half Tuvok, half Neelix creature. However, at the ...
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Could the mobile emitter in Voyager be used by any program created on the holodeck?

In the Star Trek: Voyager episode, "Future's End, Part II", Voyager's EMH, the Doctor, was able to leave sickbay or the holodeck and roam freely with the help of a mobile emitter (the ...
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Are there really script notes calling Chief O'Brien a Warrant Officer?

I've been fleshing out the unseen or unacknowledged ranks and rank insignia of Starfleet. Most supplemental material refers to O'Brien's single black pip as being the designated rank for a Chief Petty ...
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Why did the last episode of "Star Trek: Picard" hint that Seven of Nine is a lesbian when she was married to Chakotay at the end of "Voyager"?

In the closing moments of the last episode of Star Trek: Picard, the show hinted that Seven of Nine was interested in a lesbian relationship with the other woman on the ship. But in the last episode ...
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Do Vulcan, Andor and Tellar still have their own military ships by the time of TNG?

I've often wondered when ST:ENT showed the founding of the Federation. We also saw the new Vulcan High Command begin to decommission many of its military vessels. Do we know anything about what the ...
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Why does resetting the timeline change the behavior of the Krenim?

In the Year of Hell opening. Voyager encounters a Krenim ship that opens fire on them, attempting to get them to leave. When the timeline is reset, the Krenim, although not openly friendly, tells them ...
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What did Una McCormack have to ignore to write The Autobiography of Kathryn Janeway?

I was listening to the latest episode of the Transporter Room 3 podcast, Star Ship Down review. It contains an interview with Una McCormack, who wrote The Autobiography of Mr. Spock. She also wrote ...
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Number of Voyager Crew exceeded?

Has anyone ever counted, by checking all the episodes, how many extras of the crew have shown up on screen to see if it exceeds the 150 crew Voyager is supposed to have?
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Can the Q create another universe?

In VOY: Death Wish: He did this by taking Janeway to the Q Continuum, which was presented in the Human-comprehensible form of a house in the middle of a desert with a road running by it. The road, he ...
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What new technology did Voyager bring home?

Throughout the series, Voyager gains significant upgrades that put it ahead of many of its contemporary Starfleet vessels. However, several of these upgrades would not have been truly new to Starfleet....
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​Do the Borg have the ability to sense changes/alterations in time?

​Do the Borg have the ability to sense changes/alterations in time? With the new Season of Picard coming, it begs the question of will the Borg Queen also be aware of the changes.
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Why is the EMH in Voyager so much more human-like than Data?

In Star Trek: Voyager, the EMH is clearly more human-like than Data in Star Trek: The Next Generation: When a hologram died in "Heroes and Demons," the EMH Thus he has emotions as there is ...
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Why did Star Trek: Voyager season 1 only have 16 episodes?

Star Trek: The Next Generation had 26 episodes in all seasons except for the second, which had 22 (not a huge difference) Star Trek: Deep Space Nine had 26 episodes in every season, except for the ...
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Why is the phrase "assure you" used so much in Star Trek? [closed]

The phrases "I can assure you..." and "I assure you" are used very often in Star Trek shows. The phrase is used so much that it seems as if its frequency must be a deliberate ...
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