Questions tagged [transwarp]

"Transwarp" is a name applied within the Star Trek universe to several different improvements upon ordinary warp drive. Use this tag for questions concerning this technology as it appears in Star Trek.

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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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Is Picard's note about speed in Borg transwarp conduits correct?

In Star Trek Picard Season 1, Episode 9, Picard says: Is that figure right? In Star Trek: TNG, at warp speed 9.6, the Enterprise-D can travel 25 LY in about 3 days. 3 days / 15 minutes = 288. Is ...
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Why would passage through Borg space take too much time?

I've just re-watched "Scorpion: part 1 & 2". This time I noticed there is a problem with the whole premise of the episodes. It's this part of part 1: BORG: State your demands. JANEWAY: I ...
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What exactly happened at the end of Voyager: "Endgame"?

The final episode of Star Trek: Voyager, "Endgame" has this sequence: Voyager enters transwarp tunnel. Sphere seen bearing down on Voyager Sphere exits tunnel + ...
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Fuel economy and trip planning at warp [duplicate]

Is there any way to calculate how much anti-matter or dilithium I'll need to travel 5 light years at warp 4 (a general equation would be great, but if not the a ballpark estimate)? If different ...
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Does the destruction of the Borg transwarp Hub have any effect on the other transwarp conduits?

At the end of "Endgame," the Borg transwarp hub was destroyed. Does that have any effect on the transwarp conduits that are generated using the transwarp coils on Borg vessels?
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How does Transwarp speed relate to Warpspeed?

In this question we learn a great deal about the in-universe warp speed mechanics. How does the warp scale relate to trans-warp speeds? Geordi La Forge describes transwarp as twenty times maximum ...
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Who got warp drive when and how?

What is the timeline for the acquisition or development of warp drive among the various major species of Star Trek (e.g. Humans, Vulcans, Bajorans, Cardassians, Romulans, Klingons etc.)? If the ...
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Does the federation have slipstream or transwarp technology in Star Trek: Into Darkness? [duplicate]

I enjoyed the story of into darkness, but some of the events have been nagging at me since I first saw them on screen. I am convinced that the federation has either transwarp or slipstream technology ...
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Success of the transwarp drive on the Excelsior

In The Search for Spock, the new USS Excelsior is equipped with a "transwarp" drive. The usage of "transwarp" is different here than in Voyager, as explained in What is the difference between "...
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What does it actually mean to travel in trans-warp?

As to my knowledge, from many sources (including real Wikipedia), trans-warp (or warp 10) mean the infinite speed and that someone or something is everywhere in the same time. And hard part about ...
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Are trans-warp travel and Warp 10 the same speed?

Is warp 10 the same speed as trans-warp? Does it mean infinite speed in both cases? In the episode Threshold, Tom Paris is experimenting with warp 10 speed and the effects of this on him are quite ...
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How did the duplicate Voyager make it as far as the real Voyager?

In the Voyager episode "Course: Oblivion", the duplicate Voyager that was created on the "demon class" planet made it to the same location as the actual Voyager which (a few episodes earlier) traveled ...
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Why did Voyager use up their transwarp coil all at once?

In the Voyager episode "Dark Frontier", Voyager got a transwarp coil from a Borg sphere. They used it all up and traveled 20,000 light years at once. It would have been very good for them to use ...
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