Spock (ST-06)
Spock, Vulcan male (ST-06)

Sarek (ST-03)
Sarek, Vulcan male (ST-03)

T'Pol (ENT-22)
T’Pol, Vulcan female (ENT-22)

Saavik (ST-03)
Saavik, Vulcan female (ST-03)

Species originating on Vulcan,[3] Vulcans were dedicated to a philosophy of emotional suppression in favor of total logic.[2]

Notable Vulcans



Starbase 47‘s intelligence officer, T’Prynn was charged with ensuring the secrecy of Operation Vanguard, a task she undertook with unwavering and even ruthless efficiency. Unknown to anyone at the time, she had suffered severe mental trauma for decades, the result of a violent mind meld she endured during an abortive marriage ceremony on her home planet of Vulcan. Since that time, she carried within her mind the consciousness of Sten, her fiancé whom she killed during ritual combat.[1] The pressures of this continuous mental struggle, coupled with the trauma of losing her lover, Anna Sandesjo, finally became too much for T’Prynn, and she fell into a deep coma. As station doctors attempted to ascertain her condition and searched for a cure, the war she had waged within her mind continued unabated.[2]


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Reyes, Diego

Commanding officer of Starbase 47, as well as the person responsible for overseeing the mission to discover the secrets of the Taurus Reach. A man of strong conviction and principles as well as an unwavering loyalty to Starfleet and the Federation, Reyes found himself gripped in a crisis of conscience. The secret nature of his mission and the potential it carried to destabilize the relations between the Federation and its neighbors forced him to take questionable and even illegal actions. Forced by circumstance and political expediency to cover up the truth behind the destruction of the U.S.S. Bombay, a starship assigned to Starbase 47,[1] Reyes was later forced to lay waste to the surface of Gamma Tauri IV in an effort to contain a Shedai threat.[2] The action, which resulted in the deaths of thousands of Federation and Klingon colonists, eventually led Reyes to allow the publication of an exposé by journalistm Tim Pennington that revealed much of the truth behind the Shedai and the menace they represented.[2] As a result, Reyes was arrested and charged with violoation of Starfleet regulations. En route to his court martial, his ship was destroyed and he was presumed to have been killed, but in reality he had been abducted by Klingons and soon found himself at the mercy of those he had once considered to be his adversaries.[3]


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Taurus Reach

Starbase 47 (VAN #1)
Starbase 47 (VAN #1)

A largely unexplored region of space, situated between the borders of Federation, Klingon, and Tholian territory;[1] the region was known as the Gonmog Sector to the Klingons,[2] and as the Shedai sector to the Tholians.[1] In 2265, the U.S.S. Constellation NCC-1017, commanded by Commodore Matt Decker, discovered the remnants of an ancient, incredibly powerful civilization, the Shedai, with links to one of the Federation’s most mysterious adversaries, the Tholians, as well as the Taurus meta-genome, a complex strand of deliberately engineered DNA that seemed to hold the key to genetic manipulation and perhaps even artificial world-building on a scale never before imagined. The scientific and martial potential of unlocking this knowledge quickly became obvious, and Starfleet launched a mammoth exploration and research effort into the region. As the investigation continued, Starfleet scientists uncovered an enigmatic energy waveform in the Jinoteur system, which was believed to be the homeworld of the long-dead Shedai. This waveform, working in concert with the meta-genome, was considered to be the key to unlocking all of the Taurus Reach’s many secrets.[1]


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Watchtower-class starbase (TOS-53)
Watchtower-class starbase (TOS-53)

The Federation asserted its sovereignty in space space through a series of starbases, which could be located on a planet’s surface or on a space station, or a combination of both. This network of starbases provided a wide range of services; starbases could act as supply posts, recreation facilities, scientific outposts, trade hubs, and administrative centers. While all starbases provided each of these services, many were noted for their superiority in one or two specific areas.[1]


Number Type Location Quadrant
1 Surface Berengaria VII Alpha
2 Station Between Beta Auriga, Camus II; Near Betreka Nebula, Planet Q Alpha
4 Station Lyris Corridor Unk.
6 Station Past Aldebaran Unk.
7 Station Unk. Unk.
8 Station Near Pollux II Unk.
9 K-series station Near Pyris VII Unk.
10 Station Near Gamma Hydra IV; near Bassen Rift, Romulan Neutral Zone Beta
11 Surface Planet Yko Alpha
12 Station Gamma 400 System, near Deneva Beta
13 Station Pharos Unk.
14 K-series station Unk. Unk.
20 Unk. Unk. Unk.
23 Unk. Onias Sector, near Triangle border Beta
24 R-1 class station Klingon border; near Khitomer, Hromi Cluster Beta
27 Surface Near Klingon border Beta
29 Unk. Unk. Unk.
36 Unk. Along Klingon border; near Krios, Ty’gokor Beta
39-Sierra Station Along Romulan border; Kaleb sector Beta
40 Unk. Unk. Unk.
41 Unk. Unk. Unk.
44 Station Near Mariotian Sector Unk.
45 Unk. Algol II Unk.
47 (a.k.a. “Vanguard”) Watchtower class station Taurus Reach Beta
56 Unk. Unk. Unk.
63 Unk. Unk. Unk.
67 Unk. Unk. Unk.
68 Unk. Unk. Unk.
73 Unk. Unk. Unk.
74 Spacedock station Tarsas III Unk.
82 Unk. Unk. Unk.
83 Unk. Unk. Unk.
84 Spacedock station Unk. Unk.
87 Unk. Near Boraal II Unk.
92 Spacedock station Unk. Unk.
97 Surface Unk. Unk.
99 R-1 class & Spacedock stations Unk. Unk.
103 Unk. Near Minos Unk.
105 Unk. Near Klingon Border Beta
108 Unk. Unk. Unk.
113 Unk. Unk. Unk.
117 Unk. Along Klingon border, near Krios Beta
118 Unk. Unk. Unk.
123 Unk. Near Klingon & Romulan borders; near Iconia, Iccobar Beta
124 Unk. Unk. Unk.
129 Unk. Near Alpha Majoris Alpha
133 Spacedock station Unk. Unk.
137 Unk. Unk. Unk.
152 Unk. Near Canopus System Beta
153 Unk. Unk. Unk.
157 Unk. Near Acamar System, Triangle border Beta
173 R-1 class station Sector 23, near Romulan border Beta
179 Surface Unk. Unk.
180 Spacedock station Near Tholian Assembly Alpha
185 Unk. Approx. 2 years, 7 months from System J-25 at warp 9 Beta
195 Surface Nilicia Sector Unk.
200 Unk. Unk. Unk.
201 Unk. Unk. Unk.
211 Station Near Sheva System, along Cardassian border; Dorvan Sector Alpha
212 Unk. Along Klingon border; near Relay Station 47, Veridian System Beta
214 Unk. Near Penthara IV Alpha
215 Spacedock station Unk. Unk.
218 Unk. Unk. Unk.
219 Unk. Unk. Unk.
220 Unk. Near Tyken’s Rift Unk.
227 Unk. Unk. Unk.
231 Unk. Unk. Unk.
234 Surface Triangle border Beta
247 Unk. Near Romulan Neutral Zone Beta
257 Station Bajor Sector Alpha
260 Unk. Near Mar Oscura Nebula Unk.
295 Unk. Unk. Unk.
301 Unk. Near Satarran space Unk.
310 Unk. Near Alpha Trianguli; Dorvan Sector Alpha
313 Unk. Near Guernica System Unk.
315 Unk. BeTau Sector Alpha
324 Unk. Unk. Unk.
328 Unk. Near Barson II Unk.
336 Unk. Unk. Unk.
343 Unk. Near Paulson Nebula, Triangle border Beta
375 R-1 class station Kalandra sector Alpha
401 Unk. Unk. Unk.
416 Unk. Near Ogus II Unk.
440 Unk. Unk. Unk.
495 Unk. Near Marijne VII Unk.
514 Unk. Near Izar Alpha
515 Surface Scylla Sector, near Epsilon IX Sector Unk.
621 Unk. Near Tzenkethi Coalition border Alpha
718 Unk. Near Romulan Border; Sector Z-6 Beta
Farspace Starbase Earhart Unk. Unk. Unk.
G-6 Unk. Near Betazed Alpha
Lya III Unk. Near Angosia III Unk.
Montgomery Surface Unk. Unk.
Xendi Starbase 9 Unk. Unk. Alpha


Starfleet Command

Starfleet Command (ST-04)
Starfleet Command (ST-04)

The operating authority for Starfleet,[1] Starfleet Command was based out of San Francisco on Earth,[2] though command facilities were also located on major worlds and starbases throughout Federation space.[3] The Chief of Starfleet Operations oversaw a staff of admirals, each responsible for a specific region or division.[4]


U.S.S. Defiant NCC-1764

U.S.S. Defiant (TOS-64)
U.S.S. Defiant (TOS-64)

U.S.S. Defiant (ENT-94)
U.S.S. Defiant (ENT-94)

Construction began on the Constitution-class Starship Defiant at Tranquility Base, Luna,[7] in the 2250s. During the early years of her service, the Defiant conducted many missions of importance for Starfleet, and constantly patrolled the Klingon Neutral Zone as tensions between the two powers continued to rise. During that time, the Defiant became the sixth Federation starship to encounter the N’shaii, and was easily able to dispatch them.[3]
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Daedalus class

Daedalus class (Legacy)
Daedalus class (Legacy)

The Daedalus class came into service in the 22nd century.[3] They were one of the first types of starships commissioned and operated under the auspices of the United Federation of Planets and were also among the first to demonstrate the primary/secondary hull design that would become characteristic of Starfleet vessels.[6] Unlike most starships, the Daedalus had a spherical main hull.[4] The last ships of this class were taken out of service by the year 2196.[3]
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Constitution Class

Original Configuration

Constitution class (TOS-10)
Constitution class (TOS-10)

Constitution class MSD (ENT-95)
Constitution class MSD (ENT-95)

Length 289 meters
Width 127 meters
Height 73 meters
Decks 23
Mass Mk. I: 162,425 metric tons
Mk. II: 164,400 metric tons
Mk. III: 167,900 metric tons
Crew Complement 430
Evacuation Limit 320
First Commissioned 2245
Weapons 6 Type-V phaser banks, 2 torpedo launchers, photon torpedoes
Defenses Deflector shields
Cruising Speed Warp 6
Maximum Cruise Speed Warp 7
Maximum Rated Speed Warp 8 for 12 hours

Refit Configuration

Constitution class refit (ST-02)
Constitution class refit (ST-02)

Length 305 meters
Width 131 meters
Height 74 meters
Crew Complement 416
Evacuation Limit 240
First Commissioned 2273
Weapons 12 Type-VI phasers in 6 banks; 3 torpedo launchers, photon torpedoes
Defenses Deflector shields
Cruising Speed Warp 6
Maximum Cruise Speed Warp 8
Maximum Rated Speed Warp 10 for 12 hours

The Constitution class cruisers are among the most renowned vessels of their time. Serving as both a research vessel and a cruiser, these ships performed their duties to perfection for the majority of the 23rd century. The Constitution class ships were an integral part of the buildup during “The Great Awakening,” from the outset the most versatile of all ships built for the expansion efforts. class starships included the acclaimed U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701.[1] During the time of Captain James T. Kirk’s celebrated first five-year mission of exploration, only twelve of these ships were in existence.[2] Constitution class starships used duotronic computers, based on designs developed by Dr. Richard Daystrom in 2243.[8]
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Vulcan (TOS-34)
Vulcan (TOS-34)

Vulcan surface (TOS-34)
Vulcan surface (TOS-34)

Vulcan surface (ENT-79)
Vulcan surface (ENT-79)

Vulcan Surface (ST-01)
Vulcan Surface (ST-01)

Vulcan Surface (ST-01)
Vulcan Surface (ST-01)

Vulcan, a Class-M world,[2, 4] was the second planet in the 40 Eridani trinary system, orbiting 40 Eridani A.[4] Although Vulcan had no moon,[1] the planet shared an orbit with its sister world, T’Khut.[3]
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