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Why didn't the Voyager crew abandon their ship for a free trip home in Prime Factors?

Voyager was willing to abandon Voyager in Eye of The Needle so they could beam themselves onto a Romulan research ship, however when they had access to unlimited labor and space-folding technology in ...
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Is it possible for a ship in a warp field to collide with an object in n-space? [on hold]

I can't find any time when anything at warp has or nearly has collided with something outside warp (in n-space). Star Trek: The Motion Picture showed a near collision between Enterprise and an ...
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Are collisions between ships at warp and regular objects impossible per ST canon? Has any physical thing ever been hit at warp speed? [closed]

Star Trek: The Voyage Home shows us clearly that entering warp speed within Earth's atmosphere has no adverse consequences for the starship. Definitions of what a warp field is do not seem to vary: ...
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When was the earliest opportunity the Voyager crew had to return to the Alpha quadrant after being stranded?

Voyager had had many opportunities to cut their journey short or even directly return home which they did not take. For example, Q tried to bribe Janeway during an arbitration by instantly ...
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Why can’t Voyager crew beam in new lungs for neelix? [duplicate]

In Episode 4, Season 1 of Voyager, Neelix gets attacked by a species that beams out his lungs. As a hot fix, the holographic doctor creates a hologram of his lungs, based on a recent Transporter log. ...
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Is Borg adaptation only temporary?

It seems like Borg adaptation, at least in terms of battle, is temporary. In every episode and movie I can think of, the initial attack against the Borg is effective. Unless the countless species ...
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Was Tuvok bluffing when he said that Voyager's transporters rendered the Kazon weapons useless?

In Star Trek: Voyager 2x07 "Maneuvers", Voyager beams several Kazon Majes off their ship. Tuvok and a complement of security officers are in the transporter room waiting for them, and the Majes draw ...
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Why did Chakotay agree to have the Maquis serve as a Starfleet crew?

At the end of the Star Trek: Voyager pilot "Caretaker", Janeway informs everyone that she and Chakotay (leader of the Maquis crew) have agreed to integrate as a wholly Starfleet crew. Both crews ...
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Star Trek episode where Tuvok is confused with time

What episode does Tuvok ask "what about the delta flyer?" And someone says "the what?"
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Why is there a time discrepancy between VOY: Flashback and The Undiscovered Country?

In VOY: Flashback, the Praxis explosion happens and then they say a few days later they learned that two Starfleet officers had been arrested for the assassination of Chancellor Gorkon, etc. and they ...
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Is there an explanation for the contradiction between “Voyager” and “The Undiscovered Country”? [duplicate]

In the Star Trek: Voyager episode "Flashback", Dimitri Valtane is killed. In Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, he is shown to still be alive at the end of the film on board the Excelsior. Is ...
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Why didn't Tuvok tell Janeway that R'Mor would die before giving him the messages?

In the episode Eye of the Needle, they come across a Romulan named R'Mor, who they transport to Voyager from 20 years in the past. Before sending him back in time, they give him messages from the ...
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In “Unimatrix Zero Part II” why did Janeway, Tuvok and Torres not have to regenerate?

Janeway's log notes that "most" of their Borg implants have been removed. Would they still not need to regenerate like Seven and Ichib after they were assimilated?
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In “Course: Oblivion”, why did Voyager not find the probe?

After reading a question on ST probes, I was reminded of the Voyager episode "Course: Oblivion" where So my question is, why did the real Voyager crew not find the probe and other non-affected ...
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Did K'Ehleyr know about B'Elanna Torres, or vice versa?

K'Ehleyr was a Klingon/Human hybrid and the mate of Worf. She held a high position within the Federation, yet often lamented her dual nature. B'Elanna Torres was also a hybrid of the two races, albeit ...
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Does Anyone Know The Episode of Star Trek Where the Replicator is Used to Recycle a Book?

Does anyone know the episode of Star Trek: Voyager where Captain Janeway placed a book in the replicator and had it recycled? I am looking for the screencap when the book disappeared off the ...
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What ship classes are shown in “Relativity”?

The first 21 seconds of the Star Trek: Voyager episode "Relativity" show the Utopia Planitia ship yards for the first time in Star Trek. During these 21 seconds I counted at least 15 ships which can ...
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If Captain Braxton in Future's End never experienced the timeline where he goes back in time, why does he try to stop it in Relativity?

Captain Braxton returns through the rift in “Future's End” having never experienced the catastrophic destruction of the solar system time line, which has been altered. Then in season 5, "Relativity" ...
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Why is the doctor's holographic projection tangible sometimes and intangible at other times? [duplicate]

In "Future's end, part 2", the doctor is fired upon by two Earth militants and the bullets pass through his holographic matrix. Only two scenes prior, with his new holographic projector, he receives ...
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In “Living Witness,” what happened after the doctor was deactivated and nine Kyrian ships attacked? [duplicate]

The Voyager's story from the doctor ends with this: EMH: Computer, freeze programme. A tragic, needless death, but as you can see, Voyager was not responsible. After Tedran was killed, Voyager ...
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Why does Captain Janeway order the crew to abandon ship in “Year of Hell” if they know the time changes will erase them?

Why does Captain Janeway order the crew to abandon ship in "Year of Hell" if they know the time changes will erase them? They are aware of the time manipulations, so assuming the barely functioning ...
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After the events of “Blink of an Eye” why doesn't the planet become a major galactic player?

In the Voyager episode "Blink of an Eye" the crew finds a planet where time passes much more quickly than the rest of the universe. SEVEN: For each second that passes on Voyager, nearly a day goes ...
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How did the Caretaker not kill everyone on Voyager when pulling them into the Delta quadrant?

We know that ships in the Star Trek universe can travel very fast, but this is still generally limited by the technology of the time. Sometimes travel is accomplished by instantaneous travel using ...
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Why do the Q have genders?

It seems, at least from "Qpid," that the Qs' humanoid appearance is just for show. The "main" Q is not really a male, for example. After all, Q tells Picard in the aforementioned episode that given ...
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Can Voyager trace the origin of messages sent from Starfleet?

Sort of a followup to this question, in the Star Trek: Voyager episode Hunters, the crew uses an Hirogen network to receive messages sent from star fleet and loved ones. With the appropriate tools I ...
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Does transportation really make a sound in-universe? [duplicate]

The various technologies featured in Star Trek make a variety of sounds, not all of which are diegetic. For example, exterior shots in space battle scenes commonly show phasers and photon torpedoes ...
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Are promotions in Star Trek arbitrary?

I noticed that the rise in rank of some officers seemed very arbitrary. Thus, Chief O'Brien is still only a cadet (according to his heel on his uniform), but he has nevertheless achieved and ...
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What other actors played different characters in TOS and TNG/DS9/Voy?

I was recently reminded that the same actor, Diana Muldaur, played blind human telepath Miranda Jones in TOS and Doctor Pulaski in TNG. Majel Barrett Roddenberry played Nurse Chapel in TOS and ...
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Is there an equivalent to The Federation in the Delta quadrant?

The United Federation of Planets spanned thousands of light years and had over 150 member planets across the Alpha and Beta quadrants. For the purpose of this question, I'm considering the following ...
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Has a human ever mastered the mind meld?

In any canon series of Star Trek has a human been able to master the mind meld?
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In Star Trek Voyager: How often did 'distress calls' turn out to originate from antagonists?

The question came up in the comments of this question: Does Voyager ever answer a distress call from anyone good? The mentioned question was about the fact, that very often when Voyager responds to a ...
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Does Voyager ever answer a distress call from anyone good?

I am almost through the whole of Voyager and there is this one trope that is very prevalent in this series: (Almost) every time there is a distress call and the crew moves in to help, it is either too ...
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Why Does Seven of Nine use her Borg designation?

A large part of Seven of Nine's story arc is her attempt to become human again. Why then, do they continue to refer to her as Seven of Nine? At some point they learn her real name, Annika Hansen. ...
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Is there any information that Tilly is related to Janeway?

Is there any information or hints that Ensign Tilly is possibly an ancestor to Captain Kathryn Janeway? The whole aspect of Tilly training to become a captain someday, that it's a struggle for her ...
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What really happened to the USS Voyager in “Living Witness”?

In Star Trek: Voyager, episode 23 of season 4 (remember), the episode begins with a civilization unknown until now. They claim to hold the ruins of the USS Voyager, which has otherwise contributed to ...
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What warp factor was the USS Equinox traveling at?

In the Star Trek: Voyager episode Equinox: Part 1, Captain Ransom states that the Equinox traveled over 10,000 light years in 2 weeks using the alien substance to boost their propulsion system. ...
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What was Janeway's final plan in Endgame?

Related, but different from this question and this question. At one point in the episode, they came up with a plan for destroying the transwarp hub; which would involve using a torpedo from within it,...
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How Does Neelix Know About the War?

In SE4 EP4, Nemesis, Janeway asks Neelix what he knows about the war on the planet Chakotay is marooned on. Neelix knows about it. However, in Season 3, Neelix is forced to go to lengths to get a ...
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How has Voyager not run out of shuttlecraft? [duplicate]

I’ve been re-watching Star Trek: Voyager, lately. Over the first three seasons, Voyager loses multiple shuttlecraft. How many shuttlecraft does Voyager have? Does the ship have some sort of large ...
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Why are there different levels of security and analysis in Star Trek?

I wonder why there are different levels of security and analysis in Star Trek: if the goal is to be as efficient and safe as possible, why not activate the analysis and / or security systems directly ...
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Is there bad continuity with the Kes & Paris storyline in “Before and After”?

In VOY: Before and After, Kes and Tom Paris are married. Paris talks of the Year of Hell, when they lost Janeway and B'Ellana who was very special to him (the budding romance shown throughout the ...
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Why didn't B'Elanna Torres have her cranial ridges removed?

It's clear from a number of episodes of Star Trek The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine etc. that Starfleet surgeons have the ability to alter a person's appearance to imitate that of someone from ...
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How does Q perform his Earth illusion?

In "Death Wish," in an effort to try to convince Captain Janeway to rule in his favor during the trial, Q shows her the Earth outside of her window. Is it stated anywhere how Q accomplishes this? ...
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What tribe is Chakotay from?

During Voyager, Chakotay's Native American heritage is repeatedly mentioned and emphasized. What tribe is he from? Do tribes as such still exist in his time? Does he hold membership in one or more ...
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Were the Maquis who returned on Voyager punished for having been Maquis?

In the first episode of Voyager, Captain Janeway permits the survivors of a Maquis ship to join her crew, even though from a legal perspective they are outlaws at best and terrorists at worst. Later ...
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Why is Tuvok so accepting of others calling him by his first name?

As Tuvok is Vulcan, I would think that he'd view basically everything in light of Starfleet guidelines, including how subordinates address him. However, he is apparently okay with Harry Kim and Tom ...
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Are there insects or spiders on Voyager?

At the end of "Homestead," as Neelix is preparing to permanently leave the ship, Tuvok stops him. Before he's able to speak, Tuvok looks down and grinds his foot into the ground for a few seconds. Is ...
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Does the EMH ever laugh?

From time to time the EMH seems to "chuckle," usually because he's made a clever comment. I'm referring here to genuine laughter (as genuine as a computer program can laugh; no need to split hairs and ...
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How is the holodeck still rendering during the Voyager power drain? [duplicate]

In the Star Trek: Voyager episode "Night" (S05 E01), Voyager suffers a ship-wide total power drain. How is the holodeck still rendering Tom Paris' program, albeit in darkness? He turns on a program-...
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What does the passage of time “feel like” on Kelemane's planet?

Star Trek: Voyager's "Blink of an Eye" introduces us to Kelemane's planet, a planet where time is greatly accelerated compared to the rest of the galaxy. Do the inhabitants of this planet "feel" the ...