Wesley says "Breaking synchronous orbit,", but Enterprise is shown moving in a counter-rotational orbit. Synchronous orbit would mean the ship was moving in the same direction as the planet, and maintaining the same position over a specific land-mass.
Kyle Riker mentioned to Deanna that Will was about to be offered his first command. Command of the Icarus was the second time Commander Riker was offered a ship of his own. The first was the U.S.S. Drake, which he turned down in order to serve as the First Officer onboard the Enterprise.