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VALVES BOLDLY GO WHERE NO VALVES HAVE GONE BEFORE...............

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VALVES BOLDLY GO WHERE NO VALVES HAVE GONE BEFORE...............

Well, we have all heard the stories of good old valve powered Collins R390A being used in Operation Desert Storm but whoever would have thought that valves would still be used in frontline space exploration in the 23rd century???     No, I am not a time traveller, just a keen fan of Star Trek and although I prefer TNG, I have a lasting appreciation of TOS too and so, let’s go back to the very start with the pilot episode, The Cage. "The Cage" , set in the year 2254, was completed in early 1965 by Gene Roddenberry but not broadcast on...

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