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From your third link (USS Discovery): Due to the outbreak of the Federation-Klingon War of 2256, a vessel as new as Discovery would normally have been pressed into service on the front lines, even though it would have a relatively small impact compared to other, more combat-oriented vessels. Instead, Discovery was placed under the command of Captain Lorca ...


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The NX registry designation was used for experimental starship designs, basically a starship class prototype, not for ships that were used to test experimental technologies. In other words, the NX meant that the whole new ship model was under test, not the single technologies that it carried on board; and the premise that the Discovery is an experimental ...


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No. There is not the slightest evidence that Q's powers are somewhat related to the Spore Drive. Some random guy's twits don't really count, I fear. Q, both as a single individual as portrayed by John De Lancie, and as a whole species, are featured prominently on The Next Generation, and also make some appearance on Deep Space Nine and Voyager. In all ...


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Major season 2 (episode 3) spoilers, so if you don't want them, don't continue reading.


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At the time Lorca makes this statement, his motives are not entirely clear, except in as much as he wants it to be true. He also either does not understand, or does not fully believe, Lieutenant Stamets' previous assertions about the limitations on navigation. The fact that USS Glenn succeeded tells him that Discovery should be able to succeed, and he doesn'...


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The lab is probably shielded for the very same reason why you would shield your warp-core. You don't want an enemy beaming out your core or precious research once your main shields go down. Therefore they cannot beam out the experiments directly. But the tardigrade creature does not reside in the shielded room anymore and thus can be transported.


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