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It’s not exactly a perfect animated montage, but it’s pretty decent considering GIF Soup froze on me while I was in the process of assembling each frame.
It illustrates how humanity soared to the stars, first in rocket propelled space shuttles that could only send manned missions as far as the moon. The came the first warp-powered ship flown by warp-drive inventor Zefram Cochrane, and finally three different starships called Enterprise, which could attain speeds even faster. And this has allowed to soar to a considerable portion of our corner of the Milky Way Galaxy and beyond.