- For other uses, see Columbia.
The Columbia was the first mark II Excelsior-class vessel to be contracted by Starfleet, launched around reference stardate 2/2302 in the 2280s, officially undergoing ship commissioning shakedown trials began shortly after on stardate 2/2400. (FASA RPG module: Federation Starship Recognition Manual)
This ship was used, in simulated form, bearing the registry NCC-2014, as the main player Excelsior-class vessel in one of the Starfleet Academy bridge crew training simulations for the class of 2288. As such, she had to be "self-destructed" to seal a tear in the space-time continuum to free the Coalition ship Renown and Klingon ship IKS Dukat from the year 2504. (TOS video game: Starfleet Academy)
- This ship was seen in-game with the given name and registry number clearly written on her hull in a simulated mission from the game's expansion pack, Starfleet Academy: Chekov's Lost Missions.
|Ships Named Columbia|
|United States of America||Columbia (OV-102, space shuttle)||United Earth (civilian registry)||SS Columbia|
|United Earth Starfleet||Columbia (NX-02, NX-class) • USS Columbia (NCC-163, Minuteman-class, aka Minuteman)|
|Federation Starfleet||USS Columbia (NCC-621, Hermes-class) • USS Columbia (NCC-2002, Excelsior-class) • USS Columbia (Steamrunner-class) • USS Columbia (NCC-170147, Galaxy X-class) • see also: Columbia-class|