A Type K5 star only 68 light-years from Sol, named and sighted as one of the brightest in the night sky by Earth's ancients. Aldebaran is known by its old Earth Bayer classification: Alpha Tauri. It has...
antimatter converter assembly
Predecessor to dilithium as used in early starship warp drive reactors. Because the rare crystalline form was required, lithium so used had to be refined through an energy-intensive "cracking" process.
A buoy with data-storage capability, also known as a flight recorder, carried aboard space vessels as a record of its activities in the event of cataclysmic loss. In 2265, the U.S.S. Enterprise found a...
General name for the cryostasis generator added to the life-support system of the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 in 2268 by commandeering Scalosians, who meant to keep the crew in stasis until needed to help...
The Federation's primary academic and leadership center of higher education for its Starfleet officer corps is based at San Francisco, Earth, adjoining Starfleet Headquarters in a complex near the landmark...
Earth beverage made from ground, roasted beans and valued for its caffeinated lift. It is often consumed in the morning. It was a beverage often served on Kirk's Enterprise bridge and programmed into...
Manipulatable energy forcefield or shield that can be generated around space vessels and other facilities for protection from natural hazards and enemy weaponry. Transporters are generally not useable...
Class M planet whose dominant humanoid species became extinct in 2266, last seen by a Federation archeology team of Robert and Nancy Crater. The natives, who fed maily n salt, had the power of cellular...
Class-M planet geo-surveyed by the U.S.S. Enterprise on stardate 1672.1, when a transporter malfunction trapped Lt. Sulu's landing party on the surface overnight during freezing cold that left some suffering...
A popular drink, this potent beverage was served in a crook-necked bottle and was a favorite among Starfleet crews by the 2260s. Saurian brandy comprised 87% of the green drink Guinan had heard about...
Sealed protective clothing worn by Starfleet personnel in hostile environments. The style has changed over the years from a softer chromo-metallic fabric in the 2260s to harder-edged materialsin the 2280s...
Mathematical equation used to determine the proper mix of matter and antimatter in the warp core reaction chamber among starship propulsion systems. Artificial wormholes could result if the mix is applied...
matter/antimatter reaction chamber
The actual intermix chamber at the heart of a warp propulsion system, as designed in Federation vessels, where matter and antimatter are safely allowed to react in the most efficient manner. The residual...
Neutral Zone, Romulan
An area of space between the United Federation of Planets and the Romulan Star Empire that measures approximately one light year and serves as a "buffer" zone. Any incursion into the Romulan Neutral...
A popular mid-22nd century bar and hang-out in Mill Valley, California, especially frequented by Starfleet trainees and officers from facilities in nearby San Francisco. Trip Tucker and Malcolm Reed both...
Big Sur Aquarium
Oklahoma city located along the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains. In 2151, the Klingon Klaang encountered Farmer Moore after a shuttle crash, making Broken Bow the site of first contact between Klingons...
The Class-M homeworld of the spacefaring, humanoid Denobulan species, the lone planet of the star Denobula Triaxa. It contains only one large continent. Dr. Phlox, who served aboard the Enterprise NX-01...
This subspace amplifier allowed Captain Archer and the Enterprise NX-01 to increase the gain and bandwith of their subspace communications. Echo II was deployed along the starship's heading, at key points,...
hand scanner, Starfleet
An early 22nd century Earth Starfleet precursor to the tricorder: an all-purpose handheld device for scanning lifeforms and environments with immediate readout and file-saving, but without any self-contained...
Night of the Killer Androids
This horror film was shown at the Enterprise NX-01's movie night in 2151. Hoshi Sato missed it, but Travis Mayweather told her that she should be glad that she did. Malcolm Reed added that he wished he...
Technological device used in the 31st century that allows the user to move through solid matter, such as conduits and bulkheads. The device fits on the index and middle fingers, and was brought to the...
A new sidearm weapon introduced for Earth Starfleet use in 2151, with not only more power than the predecessor EM-33 pistol but a variable beam control for a "stun? setting as well as a lethal level; an...
pulse rifle, Starfleet
Long-range standard-issue weapon of the 22nd century Earth Starfleet, which have a stun setting and are powered by rechargeable sarium micro-cells. They remain in use on Enterprise NX-01 despite the introduction...
Planetary system in the Alpha Quadrant. The arctic terrained Rigel X is the site of a trading complex where many species interact, and was the last known location of the Klingon Klaang before he crashed...
Branch of the United Federation of Planets assigned to the exploration of space and the resulting scientific, diplomatic and defensive duties. Starfleet began as an Earth agency dedicated to space exploration....
starship transport model
Archer fondly recalls the times he spent flying his model transport ship with his dad, Dr. Archer. The captain still carries his old boyhood flying model toy aboard the NX-01, and retrieved it to share...
These Starfleet devices are positioned in the galaxy to relay subspace radio transmissions between starships and Earth to other places. The Enterprise NX-01 deployed Echo I, which was the second in a series...
The location on a starship where artificial gravity is not fully effective. This results in a micro-version of a zero-G environment. The sweet spot is usually about halfway between the grav-generator and...
Temporal Cold War
Mysterious conflict taking place across space-time, endangering the existing timeline. Captain Archer uncovered some information about the war when a humanoid entity (possibly from the 31st century) used...
Industrial lubricant used by Malurian miners. The miners applied this to the drills they used to secretly extract uridium from the Akaali homeworld. The compound is toxic, and contaminated the planet's...
tricyclic plasma drive
Propulsion system. Tricyclic plasma drive was utilized by certain Suliban stealth ships and leaves a spatial disturbance. If one measures the decay rate of the plasma, one may be able to follow the warp...
Red, intoxicating beverage. Traditionally, the Voo-Sinteel is consumed as the Great Plume of Agosoria reaches its full brilliance. This event occurs once every 11 years. Sonsorra offered a decanter...
Andorian Imperial Guard
Andorian military force. Jonathan Archer and members of his crew were taken prisoner by the Guard in 2151 when the Andorians suspected the Vulcans of hiding a sensor array in the sacred temple P'Jem.
The asteroid that hit the home planet of the human Terra Nova colony contained this as a primary geological element. The thermo-shock of the impact created the "poison rain" that drove the surviving colonists...
Jazz club in San Francisco. T'Pol visited this club when she was stationed at the Vulcan Consulate. She felt invigorated by the music, and recalled the incident via a dream she had while trying to become...
According to Dr. Phlox, Denobula has many Kaybin bars, which are often open all night. Phlox informed his friend and colleague Dr. Jeremy Lucas that there were several along the river near Lucas' living...
Vulcan designation for a planet suitable for humanoid life. Upon encountering a new planet in 2152, T'Pol suggested launching automated probes to the surface to ascertain whether or not it was Minshara-class.
Ancient, sacred Vulcan monastery. The 3,000-year-old P'Jem served as a sanctuary for meditation and the ritual purging of emotion known as the "Kolinahr." Andorian commandos took control of the temple...
Component of Xyrillian technology. A Xyrillian ship secretly used plasma exhaust from Enterprise NX-01 to replenish their malfunctioning teraphasic coils. When they were discovered, Trip Tucker visited...
Homeworld of the Valakians and the Menk. The Valakians were devastated by a mysterious plague, while the Menk seemed to be immune. Dr. Phlox determined that the Menk would eventually become the dominant...
Alpha Quadrant Federation colony. Space boomer Travis Mayweather was born on the cargo ship Horizon halfway between Vega Colony and the planet Draylax. In 2154, the U.S.S. Enterprise under Capt. Pike...
Worley Elementary School
School located in Kenmare, County Kerry, Ireland on Earth. Ms. Malvin's fourth grade class submitted a list of questions to the Enterprise NX-01. Captain Archer and his crew recorded answers. Students...
This location on Risa is good for rock-climbing — the cliff face changes pitch and the hand-holds actually move. Travis Mayweather was eager to try it out, but ended up breaking his leg while climbing.
Alpha Quadrant planet and the homeworld of the Mazarites. In 2152, the Enterprise NX-01 was ordered to pick up Vulcan ambassador V'Lar on Mazar. V'Lar was on a mission to expose corrupt government officials,...
The bleak, barely habitable Class-M world where a colony of more than 1,000 Xindi-Primates and Xindi-Arboreals work to build the Xindi superweapon,. An outer defense perimeter protects the project. Project...
A tiny island in Earth's South Pacific Ocean, made infamous in the 1950s by the United States' testing of atomic bombs nearby (and its subsequent status as namesake of a revealing women's two-piece swimsuit)....
A G-type star within the Delphic Expanse in the Xindi region, orbited by six planets and hundreds of moons. Discovered by the NX-01 using a marked shipment of Xindi kemocite, it is the system where Degra's...
A region of space almost 2000 light-years across. Sometimes likened to Earth's "Bermuda Triangle," the Expanse is home to many strange anomalies and dangerous species — sometimes even the laws of physics...
A beautiful Class-M planet known for its long, thousand-kilometer beaches, perhaps in the Delphic Expanse region — unless it too is part of Archer's Degra ruse. Degra seems unaware of this world, which...