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Diagram of the Mariner 2 probe.

A probe was an automated spacecraft which were used to gather information. Starships were often equipped with probes, as they could perform tasks a starship couldn't, or go into areas that no manned vessel could. (TNG reference: Star Trek: The Next Generation Technical Manual)

Starfleet probe typesEdit

Other Federation probesEdit

Ancient Earth probesEdit

Alien probesEdit


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