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The main propulsion system for most starships that is capable of faster-than-light travel. The core of the warp drive uses to control the annihilation of matter and antimatter. This controlled explosion...
Secondary command and control center on Galaxy class starships. The battle bridge is located atop the stardrive section of the ship, and is normally used in battle situations when the stardrive section...
Technology of Romulan origin, first described in 2266, that can generate an energy screen to render a target object — usually a spacecraft — relatively invisible to sensors. Due to their immense power...
The popular term for the modern Starfleet communicator when incorporated as a single unit with a chest insignia badge -- as opposed to original models which evolved as a separate unit that was standard...
The Class M site of Farpoint Station, built and offered by the humanoid native Bandi culture as a starbase to the United Federation of Planets. Its interior heat provides geothermal energy tapped as...
A ground-based station built by the native Bandi on Deneb IV as a potential base for Starfleet consideration in 2364. Its evaluation was the first mission of the Enterprise-D after launch and the site...
The generic name, especially in use aboard Federation starships, for the "smart" virtual reality system as evolved by the 2360s — a technology that combines transporter, replicator and holographic systems. The...
Library Computer Access and Retrieval System (LCARS)
master systems display
The large, circular command section characteristic of many Federation starships. It is also known as the Primary Hull. Some starships, such as the Galaxy-class, can seperate the saucer section from the...
isolinear optical chip
Information storage and processing media used aboard starships circa 2329, and in general usage since around 2349. The chips are composed of a linear memory crystal material and are often mounted in wall...
A star collapsing into a white dwarf in 2364 that for eight months drew the attention of the doomed orbiting science ship U.S.S. Tsiolkovsky. The resulting compression nearly destroys the U.S.S. Enterprise,...
Remote star whose sytem included a Class M planet where Noonian Soong and his wife created their androids, including Data, while living among 410 other science colonists. All life was wiped out sometime...
A star with two major inhabited planets, both with native cultures wanting to join the Federation separately. Customs, god concepts and differing economic systems have made the Anticans and Selay deadly...
The star whose third planet is home to the Edo, first visited by the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D in 2364. Together with Strnad and the rest of the nearby star cluster, the area is watched over by a highly-evolved,...
The Messier catalog designation for the more popularly known Triangulum Galaxy, two beyond the Milky Way where the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D first pulls out of Kosinski's and Traveler's warp experiment...
Tau Alpha C
A distant system and home to a triple-digited, large-cranium humanoid race that can traverse time and dimensions. One of its natives becomes known as the Traveler to the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D crew...
The Terran-named home star (pronounced al-SIGH-oh-nee) of the race thought to have killed off the last Tarellians. Also known as Eta Tauri in the Bayer nomenclature system. It is a B-class giant about...
A beautiful Class M planet oribiting Beta Cassius whose restful, peaceful ambiance is reputed to have recuperative and therapeutic powers; without forces of its own, it looks to the UFP for defense by...
A planet whose natives have developed a rejuvenation process for the body, although it is often accompanied by pain and a high mortality rate. The Cerberusians usually kept it from outworlders, but shared...
Neutral planet with UFP connections that finally gained peace in 2359 after 40 years of civil war. Led by Gov. Karnas, who was roundly credited with ending the war although he actually started it with...
Computer program aboard starships for destruction of the vessel, should the ship be captured or controlled by an enemy. Time until auto destruct is sixty seconds. On Galaxy-class starships, for example,...
A planet orbiting Beta Magellan and home to the Bynar race, a computer-dependent culture threatened by a nearby supernova's electro-magnetic pulse. In 2364, natives commandeered the Enterprise-D, the only...
Planetary site of an unspecified disaster, possibly preventable by advances in cybernetics and regeneration.. Doctor Crusher feels her theories combining aspects of those fields could prevent such tragedies...
Parrises Squares was an athletic game played by teams across many planets during the 24th century. Two teams of four players each participated in the game wearing padded uniforms and using an ion mallet. The...
Normally a once-a-century event, these cataclysmic explosion of stars have been witnessed firsthand by Starfleet crews. One such instance was Beta Niobe in 2269, when members of James Kirk's Enterprise...
Name of a star with 11 planets, unexplored as of 2364, and one that became the site of the first direct Federation-Ferengi contact initiated by the Enterprise-D that year, circa SD 41386. Class M but...
Gamma Tauri IV
Site of an unmanned monitor outpost where the Ferengi stole a T-9 energy converter in 2364, leading to a chase by the Enterprise and the Federation's first recorded visual sighting of the race. It may...
A trading planet of some merchant marine repute within a shuttlecraft's range of Relva VII. Jake Kurland, a rejected Starfleet Academy finalist, intended to "run away" from the Enterprise and sign on aboard...
Native name for Delos IV, the Class-M home of felicium, an organic narcotic used by its natives to keep prosperous after they kept system neighbor Ornara secretly addicted to it for 200 years. (NOTE: This...
Common name for at least two different stars and their systems. One, long well-known in Federation circles, is home to a medical facility on its fourth planet where Beverly Crusher interned in 2352. Another,...
A remote Class-M planet located near the Romulan Neutral Zone. Targeted as a potential Federation member, no doubt due to its strategic location. Its humanoid matriarchy was visited by a UFP ship in 2302...
A rocky planetoid in an elliptical orbit around the binary star Vandor, a B-class giant and a pulsar, where Dr. Paul Manheim's time experiments caused a disturbance in the fabric of time in late 2364.
The commercial and more common name for Mira V, one of seven uninhabited planets mined for the Federation by the Dytallix Mining Corporation. A planet of locked rotation, its sun-side temperature approaches...
An ocean planet administred by Gov. Delaplane in 2364, that often plays host to crews on shoreleave and dipomatic conferences. The U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D's business there is to be scientific, though...
Site of a tragic disaster where a young Beverly Crusher and her grandmother were two of the few surviving colonists. The elder woman's knowledge of medicinal roots saved them when medical ships were late.
A planet of the Lorenze system; the primary is a small cluster. Its people destroyed themselves with their own super-sophisticated arms systems built to be sold elsewhere; their most advanced system destroyed...
Self-propelled missiles consisting of a small quantity of matter and antimatter bound together in a magnetic container, used as a tactical weapon by Federation starships. Photon torpedoes are the preferred...
The earliest model of a Starfleet photon torpedo with a matter/antimatter charge and an optional timer, replacing standard spatial torpedoes wth lesser contact-explosive yields and ingredients. With the...
A form of matter created in holodeck simulations. This type of matter is only stable within the confines of a holodeck. If removed from the holodeck, objects made of this material collapse into energy...
An astronomical sight — probably a star — visible to the un-aided human eye from a point somewhere between Audet and Rachelis. It is one of three objects Wesley matter-of-factly told Guinan he saw as he...
An astronomical sight — probably a star — that is visible to the unaided human eye from a point somewhere between audet and Rachelis. It is one of three objects Wesley matter-of-factly told Guinan he saw...
Site of a Federation Medical Collection Station, headed in 2367 by medical trustee Hester Dealt. Samples of a deadly, unclassified plasma plague were picked up by the U.S.S. Enterprise in early 2365 for...
One of the twin worlds of Madena in the Omega Sagitta system. Its space fleet has only interplanetary, laser-armed ships, and its officers wear gray uniforms. Atlec and neighboring Straleb were colonized...
A trojan planet system of Omega Sagitta, both colonized 200 years ago by humanoids with interstellar flight. They coexisted under a precarious but successful treaty until the "Okona incident" almost sent...
Planet whose ruling family has a genetically inbred limblessness -- somewhat akin to the hemophiliac Hapsburgs of 18th Century Europe on Earth and Riva's born-deaf ruling family on Ramatis III.
A large yellow star with four planets. The third planet follows a highly irregular orbit that is theoretically impossible but shows no degeneration over time, providing a puzzle many have tried to solve.
Lima Sierra System
A large yellow star with four planets. The third planet follows a highly irregular orbit that is theoretically impossible but shows no degeneration over time. Recently visited by the U.S.S. Enterprise...