Researchers at NASA’s Texas-based Johnson Space Center are trying to prove that it is possible to travel faster than the speed of light, and hope to one day build an engine that resembles the fictional Starship Enterprise.
Evolution of the Starship Enterprise. Publicity Shot A promotional photo of the Enterprise model, photographed with a cloud background. The Enterprise did actually appear in Earth's sky, in the time travel episode, "Tomorrow Is Yesterday.
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By creating a “warp bubble” that expands space on one side of a spaceship and contracts it on the other, “the spaceship will be pushed away from the Earth and pulled towards a distant star by space-time itself,” Dr. Alcubierre wrote in his hypothesis.
Polar Lights 1/1000 scale "Star Trek" USS Enterprise (NCC-1701) | Star Trek's Enterprise is likely one of the most recognizable ships in science-fiction history. Although the original TV series lasted only 79 episodes from 1966-'69, its lasting impact and popularity as a pop-culture phenomenon have spawned 10 massively successful feature films and four spin-off TV series. | #FineScale