sleeper ship

Caption: The S.S. Botany Bay

Star Trek: The Original Series

Episode: TOS 024 - Space Seed

Spacecraft in which the crew hibernates in suspended animation or a reduced-metabolism coma during the journey, which is often slower-than-light. Khan's ship, the S.S. Botany Bay, was a sleeper ship, as was the Klingon I.K.S. T'Ong.