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Scott, Montgomery "Scotty"
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(Portrayed by James Doohan)STARFLEET HISTORICAL FILE: Scott, Montgomery "Scotty" Mid-level Biography Brief Mode Final Rank: Captain Serial Number: SE-197-54T Year of birth: 2222 Education:...

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Kirk, James T.
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(Played by William Shatner) STARFLEET HISTORICAL FILE: Kirk, James T. Mid-level Biography Brief Mode Final Rank: Captain Full Name: James Tiberius Kirk Date of birth: March 22, 2233 Place of...

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McCoy, Leonard H.
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(Played by DeForest Kelley) STARFLEET HISTORICAL FILE: McCoy, Leonard H. Mid-level Biography Brief Mode Final Rank: Admiral, retired Full Name: Leonard H. McCoy, M.D. Year of birth: 2227...

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Spock
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STARFLEET HISTORICAL DATABASE: Spock Full Biography Mode Rank: Captain, retired Serial number: S179-276SP Full Name: Spock (lineal Vulcan name unpronounceable) Year of birth: 2230 Place of...

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Sulu, Hikaru
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(Portrayed by George Takei) STARFLEET HISTORICAL FILE: Sulu, Hikaru Mid-level Biography Brief Mode Rank: Captain Date of birth: 2237 Place of birth: San Francisco, Earth Education: Starfleet...

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Mind-Meld, Vulcan
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A touch technique that allows a Vulcan to merge his or her mind with the essence of another's mind purely by using specialized contact via fingertip-points -- on a humanoid, usually around the...

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Chekov, Pavel
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(Portrayed by Walter Koenig) STARFLEET HISTORICAL FILE: Chekov, Pavel Andreievich Mid-level Biography Brief Mode Final Rank: Commander Full Name: Pavel Andreievich Chekov Serial number:...

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Pon Farr
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A Vulcan term for their mating cycle. Every seven years, the adult Vulcan undergoes an extreme and erratic physical and psychological imbalance, which can be fatal if the mating ritual is...

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Air Tram
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This transport vehicle was commonly used in the San Francisco Bay Area in the 23rd century. Admiral Kirk once took an air tram to Starfleet Headquarters.

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Amar, I.K.S.
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On stardate 7412.6, this Klingon battle cruiser was destroyed during its investigation of the immense space-faring, machine lifeform, known as "V'Ger." This vessel is similar in configuration to...

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Branch, Commander
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Commander of the Epsilon IX monitoring station that was consumed by the V'Ger machine-cloud. Branch's final transmission revealed that V'Ger was interpreting normal scans as a hostile act.

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Captain, Klingon (Amar)
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(Played by Mark Lenard)The Klingon captain of the battlecruiser IKS Amar whose three-ship patrol is destroyed by V'ger along the onetime Federation Neutral Zone of the pre-alliance era...

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Cleary
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Technician serving in the Engineering section of the refitted U.S.S. Enterprise in 2271 when the ship intercepted V'Ger.

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Columbia, U.S.S.
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Starfleet scout ship, registry NCC-621.

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Constitution-Class Refit
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This refit of the old Constitution-class is best evidenced via the U.S.S. Enterprise, under the command of a then-Admiral Kirk, circa 2271. This class of starship featured an increase in crew...

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Decker, Willard
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The son of the late Commodore Matt Decker, Will Decker was hand-picked by Admiral James T. Kirk to command the U.S.S. Enterprise upon its refitting ca. 2270. But Kirk was on board when the...

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Deltans
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This usually bald species hails from Delta IV, and is known for being highly developed in the arena of sexuality. In fact, Deltans in Starfleet are required to to take an Oath of Celibacy, so that...

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DiFalco, Chief
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Starfleet officer aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise under the command of Willard Decker and later James T. Kirk. She was serving as relief navigator when the Enterprise intercepted the V'Ger machine...

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drydock
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Orbital construction used for major maintenance and repair of starships and other space vessels. The original Enterprise NCC-1701 was refit in the San Francisco Yards dry-dock located in Earth...

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Enterprise, S.S.
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Early spacecraft. A picture of this vessel could be seen on the refitted Enterprise.

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Enterprise, Space Shuttle
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Earth orbital test vehicle, designated OV-101. Built by NASA in 1976, this craft was involved in several missions pertaining to such things as zero-gravity experiments and satellite launches.

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Epsilon IX Relay Station
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Situated in the Alpha Quadrant, Epsilon IX was the site of the Federation's earliest contact with the probe, V'Ger. The relay station, and all of its personnel, were assimilated by the cloud-like,...

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Ilia, Lt.
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(Played by Persis Khambatta)A female Deltan navigator who briefly served aboard the refit U.S.S. Enterprise in 2271 under James Kirk. She had once had a romantic relationship with Cmdr. Will...

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K't'inga-class battle cruiser
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This class of Klingon ship replaced the D7-class of battle cruiser around 2270. K't'inga-class battle cruisers are among the smaller Klingon ships.

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Linguacode
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Communications code meant for use in first-contact situations. It is designed to be easily translated and understood by the recipient.

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maneuvering thrusters
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Low-velocity propulsion system used by spacecraft. The thrusters are reaction-control jets in docking maneuvers and similar situations for precision positional and attitude control.

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Nogura, Admiral
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In 2271 this Starfleet Admiral removed Captain Decker from command of the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 in favor of James Kirk. Nogura gave Kirk his old ship to investigate V'Ger.

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Orbital Office Complex
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An orbital office complex houses several modules for various tasks and operations. Around 2270, one such complex provided offices for Admiral Kirk and his crew during the Enterprise refit.

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Probert, Commodore
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High ranking Starfleet officer who, in 2271, sent instructions for the U.S.S. Columbia to rendezvous with the U.S.S. Revere. This message was transmitted through the Epsilon IX monitoring station...

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rec deck
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Short for recreation deck, a facility located aft on deck 7 of the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 after its refit. It offered an assortment of games to crewmen. Also among its features were a large...

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Revere, U.S.S.
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Commodore Probert ordered this scout vessel, registry NCC-595, to rendezvous with the U.S.S. Columbia in 2271. This was one of the last orders overheard at the Epsilon IX Monitoring Station...

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shuttle, Vulcan
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Spock used one of these small, warp-powered vessels in 2271 to get from Vulcan to the Enterprise. The craft was named for the great Vulcan philosopher Surak.

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Sonak
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Young Vulcan science officer who died in 2271 while beaming aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise. Sonak had been hand-picked by James Kirk to serve on the V'Ger mission.

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Star Trek: The Motion Picture
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Director's Edition Release Date: 11.06.2001 In 2271 an unknown, cloud-like entity descends upon several Klingon vessels and destroys them. Having monitored the surprise attack, Federation space...

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thruster suit
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Spacesuit that also includes a thruster back for maneuvering in space. Its primary use is for emergency evacuation of a vessel. In 2271, Commander Spock left the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 in a...

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travel pod
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Admiral Kirk and Scotty rode on of these small shuttles to the Enterprise in 2271, as the ship's transporter wasn't working yet. These pods are used for short-term travel, such as back and forth...

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V'Ger
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A sentient, massive entity which threatened Earth in 2271, en route to find its "Creator." In doing so, V'Ger destroyed anything it encountered by digitizing it for its memory chamber....

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Work Bee
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A small, one-person extravehicular craft used for orbital construction and similar work. The Work Bee employed a modular design and could be equipped with robotic waldoes. It could also be used...

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Marcus, Dr. David
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(Played by Merritt Butrick) Along with his mother, Dr. Carol Marcus, a key scientist on Project Genesis in 2270-80s, and the only son of her and James T. Kirk. David introduced unstable...

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Saavik
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(Played by Kirstie Alleyand Robin Curtis)Female Vulcan and protégée of Spock, Saavik enrolled at Starfleet Academy in 2285. She took part in the Kobyashi Maru training simulation, a...

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Adventure, Mr.
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A Lieutenant in Starfleet, Mr. Adventure earned his namesake while posted with Uhura at a transporter station near spacedock. He was eager to see some excitement, get into the action, "even a...

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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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Esteban, Captain J.T.
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As cpatain of the science-vessel U.S.S. Grissom, Esteban commanded the survey of the Genesis Planet. Among his crew were Lt. Saavik and David Marcus, Admiral Kirk's son. A conservative,...

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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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Kruge, Commander
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Klingon bird-of-prey captain, in 2285, Kruge collected stolen data on the Project Genesis device. Kruge wanted Genesis for its weapons potential and his quest for Genesis lead to the destruction...

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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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Lloyd, Christopher
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At the time he played Kruge, the renegade Klignon commander of Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, Christopher Lloyd was just coming off his second Emmy win for comedy lead actor as Rev. Jim...

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Maltz
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Klingon officer serving under Kruge in 2285. Maltz was captured after Kirk took Kruge's bird-of-prey following the death of Kruge and the other Klingon crew members.

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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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Morrow, Admiral
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In 2285, Morrow served as Starfleet's Chief of Command. After James Kirk defeated Khan and returned the U.S.S. Enterprise to spacedock, Morrow wanted to decommission the vessel. Morrow also...

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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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Skon
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Spock's grandfather. Skon was the son of Solkar, and father of Sarek.

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Solkar
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Vulcan male who was Spock's great-grandfather. Solkar parented Skon whose son was Sarek, Spock's father.

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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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Star Trek III: The Search for Spock
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As the U.S.S. Enterprise returns to spacedock for repairs following the battle with Khan in 2285. Kirk continues to mourn Spock's death. McCoy suddenly enters the Vulcan's sealed quarters,...

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Styles, Captain
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Starfleet officer who, in 2285, commanded the U.S.S. Excelsior, NX-2000. The Excelsior was the first Federation starship fitted with a transwarp drive. The experiment, however, was unsuccessful....

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T'Lar
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(Played by Dame Judith Anderson)Highly-respected Vulcan priestess who agreed to attempt the rare and dangerous fal-tor-pan in 2285, high atop Mount Seleya. T'Lar relieved Leonard McCoy of Spock's...

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

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Torg
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Klingon warrior in Commander Kruge's crew. In 2285, Torg killed Kirk's son David Marcus when the young man stepped forward to save Saavik. Torg died soon after while aboard the self-destructing...

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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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Valkris
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A female Klingon, Valkris copied top-secret data on Project Genesis from the Federation and provided it to the Klingons. She used a frieghter to rendevouz with Klingon Commander Kruge. She read...

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Ambassador, Klingon
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In 2286, the Klingon Ambassador to the Federation tried to extradite James T. Kirk to the Klingon homeworld for crimes against his people, which included the theft of a Klingon vessel. The...

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Briggs, Bob
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Director of the Cetacean Institute in Sausalito, California, on planet Earth in 1986. Briggs oversaw the release of two humpback whales, George and Gracie, to the open sea because the institute...

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Cartwright, Admiral
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Starfleet officer, based at the San Francisco Headquarters of Starfleet. When a mysterious probe of unknown origin threatened planet Earth in 2286, Cartwright was in charge of emergency...

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Enterprise (aircraft carrier), U.S.S.
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Twentieth century U.S. Naval warship, registry CVN-65.   Chekov and Uhura took high-energy photons from this nuclear-powered vessel in order to recrystallize the dilithium on their Klingon...

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Enterprise-A, U.S.S.
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The second Federation starship to bear the name U.S.S. Enterprise. Under the command of recently-demoted Captain James Kirk, the ship was launched in 2286, after Kirk and crew saved Earth from an...

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Federation President, 2286
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(Played by Robert Ellenstein) The elder human male who was in office in 2286 and presided over the Federation Council when it heard the Klingon Ambassador argue for the extradition of James Kirk...

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Huey 204
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Atmospheric transport used on Earth circa the late twentieth century. Commander Sulu borrowed a Huey while on a time-traveling visit to Earth's past, in order to aid in constructing the tank...

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Huey 204
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This rotor-winged aircraft, or "helicopter," was used on Earth in the late 20th century. In 1986, Sulu used one such vehicle to deliver Plexiglas panels to the time-traveling Klingon...

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Macintosh
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Personal computer model used on Earth in the twentieth and twenty-first century. Chief Engineer Scott had trouble determining what the mouse accessory was for and found using the keyboard "quaint."

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Nichols, Dr
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Human engineer living in San Francisco in 1986. As Plexicorp's plant manager, Nichols gave Dr. McCoy and Montgomery Scott a tour and then fabricated transparent aluminum to Scott's specifications.

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Probe, The
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An alien space probe of unknown origin, the Probe wreaked ecological havoc on planet Earth when, in 2286, it came searching for humpback whales. The Probe wanted to contact the intelligent...

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Robbins, Harold
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1916-1997. North American male novelist from Earth, famous for writing "The Carpetbaggers." James Kirk peppered his own vocabulary with colorful metaphors and profanity based on Harold Robbins's...

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Rogerson, Commander
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Twentieth-century Naval officer in charge of the U.S.S. Enterprise CVAN-65, docked in the port of Alameda, California on 1986 Earth. The Enterprise was the first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier....

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Saratoga, U.S.S. (NCC-1937)
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This Miranda-class starship was patrolling the Neutral Zone when it was disabled by an alien space probe. The Saratoga's registry was NCC-1937.

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Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
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In 2286, Kirk and company wait in self-imposed exile on Vulcan, monitoring Spock's progress as he remembers his past. On Earth, the Federation Council is urged by the Klingon Ambassador to produce...

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Susann, Jacqueline
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1921-1974. Human novelist whose wildly successful novels, including "Valley of the Dolls," became James Kirk's vocabulary reference for 1986 Earth, ensuring his conversations contained the...

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T'Plana-Hath
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One of the founders of Vulcan philosophy. Her principle beginning, "Logic is the cement of our civilization..." was part of Spock's retraining in 2286. A Vulcan ship, the first to make contact...

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Taylor, Dr. Gillian
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(Played by Catherine Hicks)Whale expert in 1986 working with the two humpbacks, George and Gracie, that James Kirk needs to bring back to the 23rd century in order to answer the call of a...

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transparent aluminum
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Material commonly used in the twenty-third century as a common construction component. It was invented by Dr. Nichols of Plexicorp, a company located in San Francisco on twentieth century Earth....

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Trillya, Lt. (J.g.)
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  (Played by Jane Wiedlin)A near-humanoid female junior communications officer aboard the USS Shepard when it it is disabled, like so many other Starfleet vessels, by the passing...

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Aztbur
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Daughter of Klingon Chancellor Gorkon, Aztbur ascended to the chancellorship herself when her father was assassinated in 2293. Aztbur accompanied her father on a journey to Earth to initiate...

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Azure Nebula
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A notable Class 11 nebula with trace amounts of sirillium along the Federation-Klingon border, where Sulu intended to hide his approach to Qo'nos during the Khitomer crisis of 2293. Kang's...

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Beta Quadrant
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That quarter of the Milky Way Galaxy located between 3 and 6 o'clock if the great plane of the galaxy is viewed as a clockface and the 6 o'clock position bisects the Sol system. The bulk of the...

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Burke, Yeoman
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Burke served aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise-A in 2293, during the mission where Captain Kirk escorted Chancellor Gorkon and his Klingon delegation to Earth for peace talks. Burke was part of a...

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Chang, General
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Chief of Staff to Klingon Chancellor Gorkon, Chang was a leader in the conspiracy to assassinate Gorkon, in order to obstruct peace initiatives between the Klingon Empire and the Federation. In...

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Comm officer, Excelsior
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(Played by Christian Slater) An otherwise unnamed male of lieutenant junior-grade rank aboard the U.S.S. Excelsior, it falls to him to awaken Captain Sulu one night in 2293 with Starfleet's...

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Commandant, Klingon (Rura Penthe)
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(Played by W. Morgan Sheppard)Administrator of the security force running the Klingons' infamous Rura Penthe underground ice-planet gulag in 2286, in charge when Kirk and McCoy are sentenceed...

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Commander-in-Chief, Starfleet
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In 2293, at Starfleet HQ on Earth, the Starfleet Commander-in-Chief convened an urgent meeting on Earth, where he declared that the "Klingon Empire has roughly fifty years of life left to it." His...

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Dax, Crewman
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In 2293, Dax, a young Starfleet officer, servied aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise-A. He was briefly suspected of being one of the "hit men" who assassinated Klingon Chancellor Gorkon, because a pair...

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Federation President (Efrosian)
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(Played by Kurtwood Smith)This President, an Efrosian, served as head of the United Federation of Planets, with his office based in the city of Paris, France, on Earth. In 2293, at the Khitomer...

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Gorkon
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(Played by David Warner)Gorkon was leader of the Klingon High Council in the late 23rd century, during a crisis which pushed the Klingon Empire to seek peace with the United Federation of Planets....

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gravitational unit
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Mechanism used to generate artificial gravity aboard starships. The unit aboard the Klingon ship Kronos One was disabled as part of the scheme to assassinate Chancellor Gorkon in 2293.

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Kerla, Brigadier
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Kerla served as a high-ranking, Klingon military consultant to Chancellor Gorkon and Chancellor Aztbur. In 2293, Kerla was among those against peace with the Federation, but was not a member of...

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Kronos One
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In 2293, Kirk was to escort this Klingon battle cruiser, and Chancellor Gorkon, through Federation space to the Chancellor's peace meeting on Earth. During the mission, Kronos One was attacked --...

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