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USS Enterprise NCC-1701-A studio model at auction

The eight-foot refit model

The studio models that represented the Constitution-class USS Enterprise were slated to be modernized and redesigned after the production of Star Trek: The Original Series and Star Trek: The Animated Series. Starting out with traditional physical studio models, digital versions were also used to represent ships of this class in the Star Trek franchise.

Ralph McQuarrie, best known to the public for his stunning production designs for the Star Wars films, was hired by Ken Adam to help develop the designs for the new Star Trek: Planet of the Titans movie, ultimately abandoned to make way for Star Trek: Phase II, the new television series. Although the design used the same elements as the original design, saucer shaped primary hull, warp engine assemblies and a engineering secondary hull, the secondary hull was flattened and wedge shaped, providing a radically different look, one not unlike the Star Destroyers McQuarrie designed for those films.

Their Enterprise design, however, was abandoned, and Roddenberry asked Matt Jefferies to update the famous starship to reflect the refit that would be part of the Phase II-series' back story. During June 1977, Jefferies' re-designed the engine nacelles from tubes to thin, flat-sided modules, and tapered their supports. He also added the distinctive photon torpedo launch ports on the saucer connector.
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Today in Trek history

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Wednesday
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1931
William Wintersole is born.
1938
Michael Bell is born.
1947
Todd Ramsay is born.
1948
Carel Struycken is born.
1966
Final script draft for TOS: "Dagger of the Mind" is submitted.
Chris Sprouse is born.
1968
Fourth day of filming on TOS: "The Empath". The escape from the Vians' lab is filmed today.
Final script draft for TOS: "The Tholian Web" is submitted.
1975
James Blish dies.
1987
Fourth day of filming on TNG: "Haven".
Revised final draft of TNG: "Where No One Has Gone Before" is submitted.
1990
First day of filming on TNG: "Brothers".
1991
Second day of filming on TNG: "Ensign Ro".
1998
Third day of filming on DS9: "Afterimage".
2001
First day of filming on ENT: "Unexpected".
2002
Eighth day of filming on ENT: "Minefield".
2003
First day of filming on ENT: "Rajiin".
2004
Fifth day of filming on ENT: "Storm Front, Part II".

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