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How Did Kirk and Sulu Survive the Free Fall from Space Above Vulcan?

Advanced Star Trek space suits and parachutes. They make a "space-jump". One presumes that since they have a term for it, the suits are engineered specifically for that action. But really..falling ...
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How come they couldn't heal Captain Pike's injuries in Star Trek?

First, you can't cure injuries. You treat them. But the Federation medical science, while advanced, is still incapable of treating severe damage immediately. Even in the TNG era, severe spinal ...
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Why does Captain Christopher Pike use a Wheelchair?

We already know they have anti-grav / levitation technology; not least because in the second scene of the film, a policeman/bot is portrayed riding an anti-grav motorbike. Is this just an anachronism/...
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