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"Fred, if we don't find some faster way to move around this rabbit warren, a lot of people are going to be dead before we reach them," Stan pointed out, finally opening the hatch to Mod Four Seven. "I'll ask Doc to see Pratt about getting us an Eff-Mu." "What's that? A scooter to anybody but these acronym-happy engineers." "You want an Eff-Mu so you can get around GEO Base faster." "Right.We lost the hyperpyrexia case because we couldn't get there fast enough.But do you think a standard two-man Eff-Mu will really do the job? " "Why don't Earth-bound paramedics use motorcycles? Is there any Eff-Mu type that'll handle the two of you plus a patient?"(ed note: one hex module is a hexagonal prism, about 3.7 meters wall to wall (12 feet), 15.2 meters long (50 feet), and has a volume of 241 cubic meters (8,500 cubic feet) The Pumpkin turned out to be a masterpiece of quick-and-dirty engineering.For the most part maneuvers are to  insert the spacecraft into a trajectory to the destination  upon arrival insert the spacecraft into orbit around the desination, and  mid-course corrections when the ship is off track.Oh, yes, there is also blast-off and landing a spacecraft on a planet.
What Trek calls a bridge is actually a Combat Information Center, the bridge is that red console in front of Captain Kirk's chair where helmsman Sulu sits.Stan and Fred discovered that it took almost nineteen minutes just to get to Charlie Victor, Mod Four Seven.There were a lot of hatches to go through and a lot of modules to traverse.It was half a hex module outfitted with a Star Packet vernier engine as its main propulsion system and a series of electric thrusters for maneuvering.It had no direct view to the outside universe, only an array of video displays—large windows in space were a constant trouble source because the state of the art couldn't keep them from leaking, and the Pumpkin's life-support consumables were limited to twenty-four man-hours with no recycling.