intrepid class

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[It annoys me how the intrepid-class ships were supposed to be for long-term exploration, but Voyager was presented as a mini-Enterprise.  If it was supposed to be for long-term exploration, then why didn’t it have technology suited for being alone, far away from Federation help?  They had to give the ship a kitchen, airponics bay, and astrometrics lab, when it should have had these things to begin with.  Shouldn’t it have had special technology designed to help with energy or fuel shortages?  Shouldn’t it have been well-suited to being stuck in the delta quadrant?  I love Voyager, but I wish it had been distinctly different from the Enterprise]