Why the Enterprise is an Amazing Design

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Why the Enterprise is an Amazing Design

Post by TrekMD » Sat Mar 31, 2018 2:15 pm

I just watched this on YouTube and wanted to share it...

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Re: Why the Enterprise is an Amazing Design

Post by Tesral » Sat Mar 31, 2018 3:18 pm

Interesting. Matt Jeffries did hit on something he did. Could be why I consider the original and the refit the best of the lot.
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Re: Why the Enterprise is an Amazing Design

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Re: Why the Enterprise is an Amazing Design

Post by trekriffic » Sun Apr 01, 2018 8:11 pm

I really liked this vid. :thumbsup:

I have known about the Golden Ratio as it applies to the Enterprise for some time but not about the Rule of Thirds. Interesting. The way the Enterprise dimensions match the lines or intersections of the rectangles leads me to believe that did not happen by accident. Jefferies probably applied the Rule of Thirds when he designed the Enterprise; perhaps even the Golden Ratio. Did he ever say if he followed either when he drew her up?
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Re: Why the Enterprise is an Amazing Design

Post by TrekMD » Mon Apr 02, 2018 3:48 am

That would be my guess as well. I have been trying to find anything where Jeffries stated that but no luck.
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Post by mophius » Mon Apr 02, 2018 8:20 am

can you post the link please. For some reason I am not seeing it.
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Re: Why the Enterprise is an Amazing Design

Post by MSgtUSAFRet » Mon Apr 02, 2018 4:00 pm

This is a good, thought provoking video! Nicely done!

I wonder if he has done similar videos of the other Enterprise designs?

Those would be fun to watch!

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Re: Why the Enterprise is an Amazing Design

Post by el gato » Sat Apr 07, 2018 6:09 am

Wow, not a bad job by a guy who was instructed by Roddenberry not to design the hero ship as either a flying saucer or a rocket. So Jefferies returned with... a ship made up of a saucer connected to a bunch of rockets
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Re: Why the Enterprise is an Amazing Design

Post by Tesral » Sat Apr 07, 2018 4:01 pm

el gato wrote:Wow, not a bad job by a guy who was instructed by Roddenberry not to design the hero ship as either a flying saucer or a rocket. So Jefferies returned with... a ship made up of a saucer connected to a bunch of rockets
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