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Star Trek might be just a TV show for many of us, but some believe that such high-tech space exploration might soon become a reality. An engineer known simply as “BTE Dan” believes that with the technology currently available, it would be possible to create a full-size replica of the USS Enterprise, but instead of dilithium crystals, it would be powered by nuclear power.

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  1. Big Cheese January 4, 2013 at 2:06 pm

    Question – without an orbital dry dock, how do you plan on getting it up in space? Nuclear powered ion plasma is feasible for space but not enough thrust to lift anything off the ground let alone a space ship the size of a small town, without the invention owned and patented by Boeing, yes they have a working proto-type which they came out and told the world on CNN few years ago so they will not get shafted by the CIA, it’s not enough to lift things into orbit but would make heavy things light enough to be lifted using any type of propulsion systems we have available now.

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  3. kovault May 21, 2012 at 1:30 pm

    We need to look to the most advance species in Star Trek to find the solution to the ship building, the Borg. Nanotechnology is the future and in the next 10 years or so i think we will basically have it. My idea would be to make a atomically precise ship with a atomically precise fusion reactor! Fusion btw is way better then plain old nuclear power because it creates unlimited power which if we could figure out how to focus that much power into the engines then weave got warp Scotty!!

  4. Green Joy May 16, 2012 at 6:03 am

    Great scott! 1.21 gigawatts?! Interesting method of space travel, I bet some Trekkies are going to use this as the tiebreaker between what is better: Star Wars or Star Trek. I say, Engage!

    Juan Miguel Ruiz
    GreenJoyment.com

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