Technology is a huge part of Star Trek's appeal.
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But Star Trek: Discovery offers something a little closer to real life technology.
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The thrusters used by Burnham have been around since the 1980s.
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With nitrogen-powered movement and twin control joysticks.
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While sleeker designs that still offer protection were theorized as early as the 1950s.
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It's not a stretch to imagine Discovery's slimmer suits being in use by 2256.
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This all makes for a more grounded and detailed viewing experience.
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