The Spacedock type was a Federation space station class, a starbase and spacedock in Starfleet service in the 23rd and 24 centuries. This enormous spacedock was placed in planetary orbit, mushroom-shaped, and large enough to berth several starships inside. (TOS movie & novelization: The Search for Spock, TNG episode: "11001001")

History and specifications[edit | edit source]

The mushroom-shaped station had a draft (height) in excess of 6 kilometers, and a beam (width) of around 3.9km. The crew complement in 2410 amounted to 312,000. (STO - The Iconian War mission: "Welcome to Earth Spacedock")

A station of this type, missing wide umbrella-like head, was in United Earth Starfleet service in 2159, and served as an operations center for Starfleet during the Earth-Romulan War. (ST video game: Legacy)

Earth Spacedock was under construction in 2257. (DSC episode: "Will You Take My Hand?")

During an assault on Allied homeworlds by the Undine in 2410, Earth Spacedock broke in two, with the bottom half of the lower stalk detached from the rest of the station. (STO - A New Accord mission: "Surface Tension")

Known stations[edit | edit source]

Spacedock-type space stations
Federation, Starfleet Earth SpacedockLya Station AlphaStarbase 12Starbase 74Starbase 84Starbase 133Trexelian Starbase UFP emblem. Seal of the Federation Starfleet.

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Connections[edit | edit source]

Space station classes of the Federation and Starfleet
Named classes E-classFleet StarbaseFrontier-classHelios-classK-classManheim Temporal Research FacilityNor-classR1 Investigator-classR1 Invictus-classSierra-classSigma-classUnity-classWatchtower-classZenith-class {{{2}}} icon image. {{{2}}} icon image.
Other types

Construction support stationMcKinley typeSpacedock typeStarbase 1 typeunnamed

general type

Federation advanced shipyardFederation mining stationFederation orbital processing facilityFederation phaser turretFederation relay stationFederation research facilityFederation temporal research facilityFederation sensor platformFederation science stationFederation shipyardFederation starbaseFederation torpedo turretFederation trading stationfleet stationVulcan research institute

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