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U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 (2271)

Following its five-year mission under the command of James T. Kirk, the U.S.S. Enterprise underwent over 18 months of refitting in drydock overseen by its captain, Willard Decker, and chief engineer, Commander Montgomery Scott. The refit was extensive and the result was called “an almost totally new Enterprise.” The most prominent changes were to the overall length, new advanced warp engines atop swept-back pylons, and a completely upgraded powered control system. Responding to the intrusion of the V’ger probe into Federation Space in 2271, Admiral James T. Kirk assumed command of the Enterprise to investigate the probe and stop its destruction of all life on planet Earth.

U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 Refit Bridge | Deck 1 (2271)

As with the rest of the ship, the bridge of the Enterprise was given a major upgrade during the ship’s 2270 - 2271 refit. While the general layout of the bridge remained the same, it now contained access to two turbolifts behind the captain’s chair, and each station was less uniform than their predecessors and tailored more to the station’s needs. The science station, now located directly behind the captain, featured two additional roll-out consoles for control of auxiliary scientific equipment. Unlike the other perimeter stations, the large weapons and defense station faced forward to give the user an unobstructed view of the main viewscreen. Stations for engineering, communications, security, environmental control, gravity control, and damage control filled out the remaining perimeter of the bridge. All bridge chairs now had armrests that doubled as restraints for when the ship encountered dangerous inertial forces.

PRODUCTION INFO

Ship Model (Physical)

As portrayed in Star Trek: The Motion Picture (Film, 1979)

The U.S.S. Enterprise miniature was 8’ long and constructed by Magicam. The design utilized ideas from Matt Jefferies’ Phase II drawings. Abel and Associates art director Richard Taylor and illustrator Andrew Probert worked on the final design.

Bridge Set (Physical)

As portrayed in Star Trek: The Motion Picture (Film, 1979)

The existing Star Trek: Phase II bridge was reworked at the request of director Robert Wise to have a more functional feeling and more subtle color palette. Production designer Harold Michelson and his team integrated 8mm projectors to project moving data readouts at each station, resulting in a lower level for the ambient bridge lighting. Custom chairs were created using a “spine” cushion pattern with armrests that could swivel down to provide safety restraints for seated crew members when necessary.

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Starship Enterprise XCV-330
Star Trek: The Original Series
Production Artwork
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Starship Enterprise NX-01
Star Trek: Enterprise
"Broken Bow"
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Starship Enterprise NX-01
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“Terra Prime”
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Starship Enterprise NX-01 (refit)
Star Trek: Picard
"The Bounty"
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U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 (launched)
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"Star Trek is..."
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Star Trek: The Original Series
"The Cage"
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Star Trek: Discovery
"Brother"
2259
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Star Trek: Strange New Worlds
"Strange New Worlds"
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Star Trek: The Original Series
"Where No Man Has Gone Before"
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Star Trek: The Original Series
"The Galileo Seven"
2267
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Star Trek: The Original Series
"The Doomsday Machine"
2268
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Star Trek: The Original Series
"Is There in Truth No Beauty?"
2269
U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701
Star Trek: The Animated Series
"Beyond the Farthest Star"
2270
U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701
Star Trek: Planet of the Titans
2271
U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701
Star Trek: Phase II
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U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 (refit)
Star Trek: The Motion Picture
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U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
2285
U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 (destroyed)
Star Trek III: The Search for Spock
2286
U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-A (launched)
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
2287
U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-A
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier
2293
U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-A (decommissioned)
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
2293
U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-B (launched)
Star Trek Generations
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U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-C
Star Trek: The Next Generation
"Yesterday's Enterprise"
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U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D
Star Trek: The Next Generation
"Encounter at Farpoint"
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U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D
Star Trek: The Next Generation
"All Good Things..."
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Star Trek Generations
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Star Trek: First Contact
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Star Trek: Insurrection
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U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-E
Star Trek: Nemesis
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U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-F (decommissioned)
Star Trek: Picard
"Vox"
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U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-G (launched)
Star Trek: Picard
"The Last Generation"
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U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-J
Star Trek: Enterprise
"Azati Prime"
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U.S.S. Enterprise (32nd Century)
Star Trek: Discovery
"Stormy Weather"
Kelvin Timeline
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U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 (Kelvin)
Star Trek (2009)
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U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 (Kelvin)
Star Trek Into Darkness
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U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 (Kelvin | destroyed)
Star Trek Beyond
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Star Trek Beyond
Mirror Universe
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"In a Mirror. Darkly"
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I.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 (Mirror Universe)
Star Trek: The Original Series
"Mirror, Mirror"
Alternate Realities
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U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D (Alternate Timeline)
Star Trek: The Next Generation
“Yesterday's Enterprise”
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U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D (Alternate Future Timeline)
Star Trek: The Next Generation
"All Good Things..."
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Myriad Enterprises
Various Appearances
Prime Timeline - Historic Ships and Structures
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Star Trek: Discovery
"Context is for Kings"
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"Cause and Effect"
2285
U.S.S. Reliant NCC-1864 (destroyed)
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
2285
U.S.S. Grissom NCC-638 (destroyed)
Star Trek III: The Search for Spock
2286
U.S.S. Saratoga NCC-1887
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
2293
U.S.S. Excelsior NCC-2000
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
2369
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Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
"Emissary”
2371
U.S.S. Defiant NX-74205
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
"The Search, Part 1”
2371
U.S.S. Voyager NCC-74656
Star Trek: Voyager
"Caretaker"
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Star Trek: Lower Decks
"Second Contact”
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"Lost and Found”