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dynoscanner
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A type of sensor that can establish the presence of low-level molecular activity.

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Genesis Device
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Torpedo mechanism intended for use in Project: Genesis testing. In 2285, Khan Noonien Singh stole the device and activated it in an attempt to destroy the U.S.S. Enterprise, and his enemy, Admiral...

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Kobayashi Maru
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Federation freighter that served as part of the Kobayashi Maru scenario, a simulated Starfleet Academy training exercise wherein cadets had to decide what command decisions to make after receiving...

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Miranda-class starship
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This type of Federation starship was introduced prior to 2285. The Miranda-class are similar to Soyuz-class ships, and have nacelles below their saucer sections. The Reliant and Saratoga were...

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prefix code
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The prefix code in Federation starship's locks control of that vessel to a unique code, accessed by authorized personnel. This code prevents unsecured control of key ship's systems through...

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Project Genesis
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Project Genesis was a theoretical process to terraform dead planets by means of a genetic explosion that would reduce the surface of a planet to its elementary particles. Under the direction of...

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Regula One
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A space lab in orbit of the planet Regula, Regula One housed the research facilities for Project: Genesis. The project, lead by Doctors Carol and David Marcus, created "life" from...

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Reliant, U.S.S.
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Miranda-class starship, registry no. NCC-1864; commanded by Captain Clark Terrell; first officer, Commander Pavel Chekov. Its final mission occurred in 2285, when the Reliant was assigned to the...

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retina scan
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A more reliable way of detecting a persons identity, by scanning an individuals blood vessel pattern within the retina. Kirk had to submit to a retina scan to gain access to the Project Genesis files.

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bird-of-prey, Klingon
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See: Klingon bird-of-prey

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cloaking device, Klingon
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Similar to the Romulan cloaking device, the Klingons received this technology from the Romulans circa 2268, when the two civilizations shared a political alliance. The Klingons outfitted many...

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Excelsior, U.S.S.
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A starship originally designated NX-2000, for testing purposes and as the first of its class, "The Great Experiment" was the first starship equiped with transwarp drive. Captain Styles commanded...

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Excelsior-class starship
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Type of Federation starship. The first of these, launched in 2285, had an experimental transwarp drive, which presumably had to be removed. The Excelsior was referred to as "The Great Experiment."...

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flight recorder
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The recorder stores data and visual records from critical areas on a ship. It is intended for use by investigators to gather evidence in the event of an accident involving or aboard the ship. In...

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Grissom, U.S.S. (NCC-638)
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Captain J.T. Esteban commanded this Oberth-class research vessel, which was assigned to investigate the Genesis Planet in 2285. The investigation team also included Lieutenant Saavik and Dr. David...

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Klingon Bird-of-Prey
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The ubiquitous spread-wing craft capable of atmospheric, planetary or warp operations is utilized in two classes: the smaller B'rel and the larger K'Vort. Kruge's smaller ship had a crew of 12 in...

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lexorin
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Drug administered to Dr. McCoy in 2285 to remedy the symptoms of mental disorientation he was experiencing while carrying the katra of Captain Spock within his own mind.

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Merchantman
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A small merchant cargo ship, chartered in 2285 by the Klingon operative, Valkris. Valkris used the ship to transport stolen data on the Federation project known as Genesis to the Klingon...

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Oberth-class starship
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This kind of Federation starship is often used for scientific missions. The U.S.S. Grissom was of the Oberth-class. While in orbit of the Genesis Planet, Grissom was destroyed by Commander...

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Spacedock
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Spacedock is a massive, orbital facility, providing starships with many service facilities. Starships can dock for crew transfers and/or put in for repairs. In 2285, the U.S.S. Enterprise...

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terminium
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Metal compound used in the construction of photon torpedo casings.

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transwarp drive
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Experimental propulsion system that if successful would have enabled starships to reach higher speeds with greater efficiency. The system was tested aboard the U.S.S. Excelsior in the 2280s...

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