Voyager encounters a graviton ellipse, a phenomenon that emerges from subspace on rare occasions. The anomaly engulfed a manned vessel during a Mars mission in 2032 and Chakotay is determined to retrieve the debris from inside the ellipse. Chakotay, Paris and Seven take the Delta Flyer in, but when an asteroid strikes, Chakotay, obsessed with retrieving the module, disobeys Janeway's order to leave. The collision renders the Flyer flightless as the ellipse prepares to return to subspace. Written by
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The title comes from Neil Armstrong
's first words on the moon: "That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind." (Sometimes this is incorrectly reported as "...for man..." rather than the correct "...for a man...") See more
When they first find the anomaly, ensign Kim says that if it gets any closer, it will start ripping off hull plaiting. The ship is shown later on to be much closer to the anomaly without any shield modifications or damage. See more
Lieutenant John Kelly
Ares IV, mission record, October 23rd. Startin' to feel like Jonah. How long was he in the belly of that whale? Three days? I got him beat by a day or two already.
Star Trek: Voyager - Main Title
Written by Jerry Goldsmith
Performed by Jay Chattaway See more