El-Baz, Shuttlepod

Caption: Shuttle El Baz

Star Trek: The Next Generation

Episode: TNG 139 - Time Squared

A shuttlepod carried aboard the Enterprise-D.

In 2365, a duplicate of the shuttle was found drifting near the Endicor system, with a Captain Picard from several hours into the future; it was also used by renegade Borg to abduct Data in late 2369.

Its name honored geoscientist Farouk El-Baz, a NASA planetary scientist and Brown University faculty member in the late 20th century.

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