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The first significant use of an impulse drive was on the ''Lewis and Clark'' expedition to [[Saturn]] in [[2018]]. ({{novel|TOS|The Rings of Time}})
 
The first significant use of an impulse drive was on the ''Lewis and Clark'' expedition to [[Saturn]] in [[2018]]. ({{novel|TOS|The Rings of Time}})
 
At least by the [[2360s]], impulse drive created an low-level [[subspace]] field around the vessel. (''{{mb|Star Trek: The Next Generation Technical Manual}}'')
 
 
:''This was contrived to explain why the impulse engines on {{class|Galaxy}} explorer's [[primary hull]]s were off the fore-aft axis of the ship -- and the starship didn't tumble.''
 
   
 
{{class|Stoneship}} starships could fly at 3/4 of the speed of light at full impulse. {{ep|{{TSF}}|Highly Illogical}}
 
{{class|Stoneship}} starships could fly at 3/4 of the speed of light at full impulse. {{ep|{{TSF}}|Highly Illogical}}
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