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An Intrepid-class vessel capable of holding 200 crew members, the U.S.S. Voyager is one of the fastest and most powerful starships in Starfleet. Although at 1130 feet long it is about half the size of the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D, the Voyager is more technologically advanced than previous Star Trek vessels.
for exploration and research, the Voyager has an equally impressive array
of defensive and offensive weapons, making it ready for action. Voyager is
the second of only four Intrepid-class starships built by Starfleet to date,
launched in 2371 on Stardate 48038.5.
On stardate 48307.5,Voyager was pulled over 70,000 light-years from the Badlands area near Deep Space Nine by an extragalactic alien dubbed "Caretaker." The alien had been searching the galaxy for a compatible life-form with which to procreate.
first officer Cavitt, helmsman Stadi, chief engineer, and doctor and nurse
were killed in the transfer as well as a transporter chief and other crewmembers.
Its original short mission did not call for a counselor to be assigned.
Voyager is currently en route from the Delta quadrant to Federation space; at maximum speed, however, the journey may take up to seventy years.
Voyager's folding wing-and-nacelle warp drive system allows the Starship to exceed the warp 5 "speed limit" without polluting the space continuum. Voyager can reach a speed of warp 9.975, but only for short periods.
Its EPS system and back-up have been totally modified to employ Enaran power-conservation technology; power relays on some decks now employ Borg technology. It carried 152 people as of SD 48975.1; Chakotay doesn't believe it can be operated with less than 100.
A little known fact is that the Voyager also took part in the battle against
the Borg (pay
close attention in the cube battle scene in "First Contact"). The Prometheus Class is an advanced version of the Intrepid Class with the ability to split up into three different sections, all with their own warp drives and armaments. The Intrepid Class is also closely related to the Sovereign Class.
Height: 452 meters
Width: 175 meters
Length: 371 meters
Number of Decks: 15
Computer System: LCARS
Warp Engines: MARA
Impulse Engines: Standard
Normal Cruise Speed: Warp 7
Max. Cruise Speed: Warp 9.975
Max. Emergency Speed: Warp 9.985 for 12 hours