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Current NASA spacesuits are filled with 100% oxygen at around 4psi so filling a spacesuit with pure oxygen is no issue assuming the pressure isn't too high. reference The actual percentage of gas doesn't matter when it comes to toxicity, what matters is the partial pressure of the gas which you get by multiplying the pressure by the percent. 20% atmospheric ...


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This is the S.S. Emmette, designed by Doug Drexler. This time for real! Here it is, one of the most mysterious of all the Enterprise ships, the S.S Emmette. Teasingly seen in the notorious title sequence over what appears to be a moon base. Look at the massive rocket style motors on the back of this bucket! These giants suggest that perhaps ...


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You can see the Nielsen ratings for ALL modern Star Trek episodes (TNG, DS9, VOY, and ENT) plotted together on this handy graph from here: Which confirms Richard's answer (the highest outside of TOS is the DS9 premiere Emissary, followed by the TNG finale All Good Things), but I thought it was worth a separate answer for the complete graph displaying them ...


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They spoke English. Official first contact didn't happen until 2063 when they detected Zefram Cochrane's first warp flight, but the Vulcans had been watching humans prior to that. It seems to be a rather closely-guarded secret, as at the end of ENT 2x02, Carbon Creek, T'Pol responded to their questions by saying that she just told them "a story" like they ...


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There's no particular reason to believe Enterprise is non-canon. It was created by Rick Berman and Brannon Braga, who were at one time showrunners of The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, and Voyager. In-universe, we can connect Enterprise to almost every other definitely-canon Star Trek property: TOS: The fourth-season Enterprise two-parter "In a Mirror, ...


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The series premiere for TOS (The Man Trap) opened with a Nielsen rating of 25.2 (albeit facing dramatically less competition than future shows). This is a figure that would never again be matched by any trek episode. The series premiere DS9 (Emissary) garnered the largest overall Nielsen rating for a modern show with a score of 18.8. The next most popular ...


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Quoting from here Michael Westmore was the makeup designer and supervisor and said, "Jolene was a Trek fan and she hated that they didn't give her usual Vulcan ears and eyebrows. So in season three, she and her makeup artist just went ahead and made the change. When she appeared on the set with her new look, no objections were raised."


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Several episodes of Trek have been censored or simply not shown over the years. Assuming your question relates to the UK, then four instances are notable; TOS : The Empath, Whom the Gods Destroy, Plato's Stepchildren and Miri were all removed from the broadcast schedule for over 10 years due to containing subjects of "madness, torture, sadism and disease" ...


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Because they traded technology From the Memory-Alpha write-up for TOS: The Enterprise Incident Kirk then inexplicably orders helmsman Sulu to take the Enterprise across the Romulan Neutral Zone and into Romulan space, where it is quickly surrounded by the Romulans – who are now using Klingon-style vessels. An effective cloaking device, meanwhile, ...


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Whether or not the Verteron Array was complete by the time of the Xindi attack, there is a very simple reason why it could not have been used to stop the Xindi device: The Earth and Mars were on completely opposite sides of the Sun that day. The date of the Xindi attack was February 14, 2154. On that day, the Earth and Mars would be almost 180 degrees ...


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Here is a picture of the Enterprises lined up together; the last one is the new version of the Enterprise from the post-2009 movies: The first is the NX-class Enterprise from the Enterprise series; its crew complement appears to be 83. The second is the original Constitution-class Enterprise from TOS; its crew complement is 205 in the 2250s, then 450 in ...


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Most likely it is because the producers of the show forgot. In the military it is very common for officers and enlisted to be promoted in rank while still occupying the same job. It is even possible (in the real world, anyway) for two officers to have the same rank but one be in a subordinate position to the other. For example, two captains could be CO and ...


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The episode "Patterns of Force" (Star Trek: The Original Series, see Patterns of Force - Wikipedia) from February 16, 1968 was banned in Germany from 1968 until 1995 due to the depiction of Nazi symbols and Nazi uniforms. It was finally shown on German pay TV in 1996. When ZDF showed it for the first time on a public network channel - in 2011, more than 40 ...


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Yes, Kirk must know about Archer, and it is NOT implied in The Original Series that Kirk is the first to explore deep space with warp technology. It is never suggested in The Original Series that Kirk's Enterprise (or that the generation of explorers that includes Kirk and his crew) are the "first ones" to explore deep space. It is also never suggested ...


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As far as we can tell, it's the same Mirror Universe Though it's possible there are at least two. The first is the one we initially visit in "Mirror, Mirror", which is clearly the same one we later visit in Deep Space Nine; the DS9 episode "Crossover" has Intendant Kira mention the events of "Mirror, Mirror" as a matter of historical record: Intendant: ...


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In short, there was so little information left from that encounter that the Enterprise crew didn't know the name of the aliens or anything significant about them. All that would be in any database would be "unknown alien species" (or something close to that) and what few facts they had about them. In the 24th century, the Ferengi weren't entirely unknown. ...


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Out-of-universe, in the first place it is generally a good idea to maintain ranks in a more static fashion, so that you can more readily identify who's being talked about by rank without having followed each episode. Also, in the real-life military, ranks above Army Captain (Navy Lieutenant SG) are not easily obtained, because there are a limited number of ...


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The "Starfleet" that we see in Enterprise was evolving out of the United Earth Space Probe Agency, which was an international agency set up after Earth's Third World War. It served the same role that NASA does today, but wasn't tied to any one nation or faction. The UESPA had a long history with aeronautics and space travel (with very limited warp ...


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They do mention it. It gets raised at the highest ambassadorial levels a few episodes later in ENT: Shadows of P'Jem when the Vulcan High Command use it as an excuse to recall T'Pol: SOVAL: The loss to the Vulcan people is incalculable. P'Jem was one of our most revered sanctuaries. FORREST: Ambassador, we are very sorry for your loss, but with all ...


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I'm actually going to list this in contrast to CBredlow's - but like the blueprint in that answer, this isn't necessarily 'official' canon either, although, the two images below and their explanations are sourced as coming from a canon source (depending on your point of view) Doug Drexler, the designer of Enterprise NX-01, was very generous in giving us ...


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The rings are warp nacelles.


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You're asking for an in-universe explanation for something that doesn't exist in-universe. For instance, Marc Alaimo plays several Trek characters. In-universe, nobody ever asks Gul Dukat if he's aware of his striking resemblance to a Romulan that Picard met once. In-universe, the two bear no resemblance to each other. Out-of-universe, they could have ...


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He didn't That image isn't from Star Trek Enterprise; it's from Quantum Leap, an unrelated sci-fi series also starring Scott Bakula (who played Archer on Enterprise). Specifically, the image is from "The Right Hand of God", the third episode of season 1; this fansite has collected more images from the episode, including a few very similar to the one in the ...


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While Hoshi was the comm officer, she was primarily a translator. Just as Spock was first officer, but was department head of sciences. Since there was more first contact occurring on the mission of NX-01, and the Universal Translator was not as well developed, Hoshi was doing original research. So while a comms officer would normally be someone from the ...


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Yes. Start from the beginning. Otherwise you would not know the backstories, the character development, won't care about the characters OR the plot. Unlike TNG, ST:ENT is more high-level-arc-story as opposed to tons of mostly disjoint episodes. In addition, as a super good extra bonus, they tried to sprinkle on tons of little details that introduce ideas ...


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They had been separated from the Collective for a long time, and likely were attempting to return, which is what Borg tend to do when separated. We've seen this before (Or is that in the future?) when Hugh was found. Despite his desire to assimilate, he did not try to mount a suicidal attack on the Enterprise D. When some of his individuality returned ...


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The NX-01 required a crew of nearly a 100 to operate and maintain on a day to day basis. A crew of 4 Ferengi probably would not be able to operate and maintain a ship that large long enough to get it to a destination where they could sell it. Add to that they would have to deal with the crew on a long term basis, unless they were to eliminate them ...


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Outside of the UK, the DS9 episode Rejoined and TOS episode Plato's Stepchildren were both censored in several markets due to homosexual and interracial kissing, respectively. There were also instances in TOS where Roddenberry was forced by Paramount to drop, add, or change certain lines of dialogue, notably the episode Who Mourns for Adonais?, in which one ...


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It's been officially confirmed that the Franklin predates Archer's Enterprise, see this article: And if you think this is just our speculation, worry not: we got a note from Dylan Highsmith, one of the lead picture editors on STAR TREK BEYOND, about this very issue. If you want the official explanation on the Franklin and it’s warp factor: it was a M....


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