Originally Posted by Quark
I just have a problem with this ship. Just because it's the current ship doesn't mean that we have to like it. I remember when I first saw the ship, it looked awesome but upon closer inspection, it just was flaw after flaw after flaw. The ship just seems to go against the law of physics. How on Earth could those stubby and flabby pylons support those huge falic bagle dog-looking warp nacelles? I prefer the ship used in Galaxy Quest than this version of the Enterprise.
No question that they do. One could also say the same for the original Enterprise… and the same applies to the saucer and the sail connecting it to the secondary hull (on the old and the new)… especially if you think in aerodynamic terms which are totally irrelevant in space.