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Science fiction often uses nautical analogies to describe space travel. If the starship U.S.S. Enterprise is traveling at warp factor 1.71, what is its speed in knots and in miles per hour? (Warp 1.71= 5.00 times the speed of light; speed of light = 3.00 x 108 m/s; 1 knot = 2000 yd/h, exactly.)