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For other uses, see Tyson.

The Tyson was a Federation Type-10 shuttlecraft assigned to the Starfleet starship USS Defiant in the 2380s decade.

Service history[]

In December 2385, the Tyson was deployed from the Defiant to navigate a chasm on Bajor's moon Endalla. The mission, to locate members of the Ohalavaru who created the chasm with explosives, was led by Colonel Cenn Desca. The three other crewmembers were Lieutenant Commander Jefferson Blackmer, and crewwomen Fran Draco and Costa Trabor. (DS9 novel: Sacraments of Fire)

The Tyson may have been named for scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson.


USS Defiant auxiliary craft
USS Defiant I Chaffeeda VinciFaraday Emblem of the United Federation of Planets Seal of the Federation Starfleet
USS Defiant II ChaffeeSaganTyson
Type-10 shuttlecraft
Emblem of the United Federation of Planets. AnaximenesChaffeeUSS ChaffeeHeyerdahlSaganTysonunnamed type-10 shuttlecraft Seal of the Federation Starfleet.