What happened to the Columbia NX 02?

According to the non-canon Star Trek: Ships of the Line book, Columbia disappeared near Tau Ceti. Her fate remained unknown until it was discovered that she somehow crashed on a desert planet in the Gamma Quadrant, and remained there for two centuries.

What happened to the Columbia NX 02?

According to the non-canon Star Trek: Ships of the Line book, Columbia disappeared near Tau Ceti. Her fate remained unknown until it was discovered that she somehow crashed on a desert planet in the Gamma Quadrant, and remained there for two centuries.

What does NX stand for in Star Trek?

Naval Experiment
There’s lists publically available, through the U.S. government, giving the registered names and NCC numbers of every capitol ship in the american navy, all the way back to NCC 01,… NX, does in fact mean Naval Experiment, both in star trek AND in the real world,…

What is an NX-class starship?

The NX-class was a type of United Earth starship in Starfleet service during the mid-22nd century. The class is notable for having been the first to be constructed with the warp five engine, allowing Humanity to explore beyond neighboring star systems.

Who was the captain of the USS Enterprise NX-01?

The first of a new generation of warp-five starships designed for long-term space travel and scientific discovery, the NX-01 launched in April of 2151, under the command of Captain Jonathan Archer.

What happened NX 01?

Enterprise was retired in 2161 to make way for new, more advanced starships. It was then placed in a Federation museum, where it still remained in the 24th century.

What is the USS Columbia?

COLUMBIA, the last 688 class submarine to be built at Electric Boat Shipyard in Groton, was commissioned in 1995. It is also the last submarine in the history of the program to be launched by sliding down the building ways. COLUMBIA was built with the state-of-the art SEAWOLF technology.

What does NCC 1701 mean in Star Trek?

NCC is the Starfleet abbreviation for “Naval Construction Contract”, comparable to what the U.S. Navy would call a hull number. Jefferies rejected 3, 6, 8, and 9 as “too easily confused” on screen; he eventually reasoned the Enterprise was the first vessel of Starfleet’s 17th starship design, hence 1701.

How fast is warp 2?

Star Trek: The Original Series

Warp factor Calculated speed (c) Distance traveled in 24 hours (light years)
2 8 0.022
3 27 0.074
4 64 0.175
5 125 0.342

Why is warp 5 important?

Warp 5 (125 times the speed of light) was a major goal because it was considered the minimum speed at which interstellar travel was practical. Keep in mind that even at light speed it takes years to travel between stars.

How many NX class ships were there?

Captain Picard remembered 15 or 16 ships of this class having been built. Some of them would be Intrepid (NX-07), Avenger NX-09, and Currie (NX-16). Following the end of the Earth-Romulan War, Enterprise was decommissed in 2161.

Did the NX-01 have shields?

As has been said, the ‘polarized hull plating’ did the same thing as ‘shields. ‘ In practice, there was very little difference. The problem I saw was that many if not most of the other races did have shields, phasers, photon torpedoes… everything the NX-01 didn’t have that Kirk’s ship and later did have.