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Orbital Office

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Universe : Prime Timeline
Class Name : Orbital Office
Type : Administrative Facility
Unit Run : 235 built in total. 6 have been lost in all. 120 have been retired from service.
Commissioned : 2250 - 2300, class remains in service
Dimensions : Height (overall) : 210 m1
Mass : metric tons
Crew : Variable according to which modules are attached; typically 20 - 50 persons
Armament : None
Defence Systems :
Docking Facilities : Internal docking bay capable of accommodating small craft such as Work Bees. Exterior docking points for travel pods.2
Orbital Office : Not capable of independent movement; attitude control and/or orbital adjustment only.
Diplomatic Capability : None
Expected Hull Life : 100
Refit Cycle : Minor : 5 year
Standard : 5 years
Major : 50 years

Notes

The Orbital Office is a cheap, flexible space station design intended to provide space for administrative and other support amenities for orbital drydocks.2 The station core consists of a small hangar bay which can handle Work Bees or small shuttles, an arboretum/recreation area, and several large bulk storage tanks. Various booms can be attached below the arboretum; modules of various sizes can be attached to these to provide living and working space.

A typical module might provide transportation links via a transporter and one or more docking points for small shuttles such as travel pods. Others provide power systems, office space, recreation areas, or other facilities.

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Canon source Backstage source Novel source DITL speculation

References

# Series Season Source Comment
1 Speculative Scaled to the 'Travel Pod' shown in the picture in the Encyclopedia image.
2 Star Trek : The Motion Picture
Source : Speculative
Comment : Scaled to the 'Travel Pod' shown in the picture in the Encyclopedia image.
Film: Star Trek : The Motion Picture

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