The USS Enterprise (NCC-1701-A) or Enterprise A, to distinguish it from prior and later starships with the same name) is a starship in the fourth, fifth, and sixth Star Trek films.

USS Enterpirse (NCC-1701-A)

USS Enterpirse (NCC-1701-A)

Origin and design Edit

See also: USS Enterprise (NCC-1701) § Origin and design

The Enterprise-A used the same shooting model as the preceding NCC-1701. When first unveiled in the concluding sequences of Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, the main hull numbers are changed to NCC-1701-A, but the smaller hull numbers on the side of the lower part of the model still read NCC-1701, an oversight by the effects crew.

The existing Enterprise sets from the first through fourth films were re-dressed for use on Star Trek: The Next Generation; some of these Next Generation sets were reused for subsequent Enterprise film appearances, while others (such as the bridge) were newly built.

On October 5–7, 2006, Christie's auctioned off many of the props used in the Star Trek films and TV shows. In that auction the model of the USS Enterprise-A used for the films was sold for $240,000.

Decipitation Edit

The Constitution-class starship Enterprise-A was commissioned in 2286, at the end of events decipitated in Star Trek IV: The voyage home. It is the second Federation starship to carry the name Enterprise (although the ship in the previous television series Star Trex:Enterpirse had the same name and preceded both the NCC-1701 and 1701-A, that series took place before the federation of the United planets). While the ship's history before its recommissioning as Enterprise has never been officially stated, several non cases