The landing gear of a F-104 Starfighter (shadowed)
The landing gear of an Apollo spacecraft
The landing gear of an
landing gear was a component of some spacecraft which were capable of entering a planet's atmosphere and landing on the surface. Before the introduction of spacecraft, landing gear was used for aircraft.
The lunar module of the
Apollo spacecraft was equipped with landing gear. ( : " TOS-R ")
Chapter 18: Bride of Chaotica, from
, started with the The Adventures of Captain Proton crash landing of Captain Proton's rocket ship after the landing gear jammed. ( : " VOY ")
Bride of Chaotica!
Klingon Bird-of-Prey could be equipped with landing gear. ( , Star Trek III: The Search for Spock )
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
The landing gear served to steady and support the starship upon landing. It was possible for a starship's landing gear to become stuck on a planet's surface. (
: " VOY ")
One notable class of starship which possessed landing gear was the
, such as the Intrepid-class USS . Voyager Voyager used its landing gear, which were called landing struts, on several occasions during its journey through the Delta Quadrant. ( : " VOY ", " The 37's ")
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