Stardate: unknown--The Voyager crew tries to help the Nezu, whose colony planet is being bombarded with asteroids by the Etanian Order.
Meanwhile Neelix and Tuvok must work together to get off the surface using a magnetic lift on an orbital tether to get information about the asteroid bombardment to the Voyager.
original airdate--February 26,1997 rating--4.6 million
music--theme by Jerry Goldsmith
Goofs: Neelix accelerates the Maglev vessel to 47 kilometers per hour, starting from the planet's surface. Within a couple of minutes, Tuvok states that they are 30 kilometers above the surface. It would take almost 40 minutes to get that high at 47 kph.
Trivia: 47-reference: the speed of the carriage lift is 47kph.
Factoid: Alixia was Neelix's favorite sister.
Alien Races: Nezu,Etanians
"Unhappy with a new treaty, Federation colonists along the Cardassian border have banded together. Calling themselves 'The Maquis' they continue to fight the Cardassians.Some consider them heroes, but to the governments of the Federation and Cardassia, they are outlaws."