The Type-15 Shuttlepod was a small Federation shuttlecraft in operation in the late 24th century. The main production base for these light short-range sublight craft was Starbase 134's Integration Facility at Rigel VI.

Specifications[edit | edit source]

Master systems display of the Type 15.

In its standard configuration, the Type-15 shuttlepod could accomodate two crewmembers, a pilot and a systems manager. It was equipped with two 500 millicochrane impulse engines which gave it a maximum speed of 12,800 meters per second, eight DeFI 657 hot gas RCS thrusters and three sarium krellide storage cells. It had a mass of 0.86 metric tonnes. (TNG reference: Star Trek: The Next Generation Technical Manual)

Other configurations[edit | edit source]

Type-15A[edit | edit source]

The Type-15A variant was slightly heavier than the standard Type-15 at 0.97 metric tonnes. It also had a higher top speed of 13,200 m/sec.

Type 16[edit | edit source]

The Type-16 variant was classed as a medium short-range sublight shuttle. It was a lengthened version of the Type-15 at 4.8 meters long and had more powerful engines, but a lower top speed. The two 750 millicochrane impulse driver engines propelled the Type-16 to a maximum speed of 12,250 m/sec. It was mounted with eight DeFI 635 hot gas RCS thrusters and four sarium krellide storage cells. (TNG reference: Star Trek: The Next Generation Technical Manual)

Known craft[edit | edit source]

USS Aries (NCC-45167)[edit | edit source]

USS Enterprise (NCC-1701-D)[edit | edit source]

Appendices[edit | edit source]

Connections[edit | edit source]

Starfleet shuttlecraft classes
Federation, Starfleet named classes AeroshuttleDanubeEpochFlyerGreyhoundMcCallMercury (warpshuttle)PulsarSphinxTeslaValkyrieVenture (scout)WaveriderWraithYellowstoneZodiac (warp shuttle) alphanumeric designations 2CFGHR10S3S4S5S6S7S10S11S12S20SC22SW7SW21 Emblem of the United Federation of Planets. Seal of the Federation Starfleet.
type designations type-1type-3type-4type-5type-6type-6Atype-6Ctype-7type-8type-9type-9Atype-10type-11type-15type-15Atype-16type-17type-18type-18HZhang Sui
others mark IIcaptain's skiffcaptain's yachtAcademy trainer craftunnamed Federation shuttlecraft classes
Federation, Starfleet
(Kelvin timeline)
military shuttlepassenger shuttleStarfleet shuttle (2230s) Emblem of the United Federation of Planets. USS Enterprise assignment insignia.

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