Originally Posted by jerhanner
You would think there would be some kind of emergency system where the ship can point itself at the nearest star base and fly there with no human assistance, right? Then you can just hack into that program and off you go to Binar!
Well, that season 1 episode where the crew were all ill, Yar said something about the Enterprise being able to travel 'on autopilot', if necessary.
It never really got elaborated on further.