USS Luna leaves Utopia Planitia for shakedown cruise, TitanÂ has 8 Type 11 shuttles, all named after Jazz performers. Crew quarter are fitted. *The sensor pod is usually unmanned, however it can be manned for close monitoring of experiments, probes and sensor data. When launched, the Luna Class explorers either included, or improved upon the latest in Starfleet technology when it came to exploration and scientific advancement. Height: 81 meters Decks: 17 Designed Capacities Galaxy Class weapons suite In this role, the Luna-A Warp Factor 8.5 In a departure from some contemporary designs, the Luna Class only has one shuttlebay, and that is at the extreme aft. Images of the Luna-class starship on this page were made by the creator of the ship, Sean Tourangeau and rendered by the Light Works. Luna Class. The Luna Class vessels appear to have the standard Saucer/Engineering/Nacelle configuration, similar to the Sovereign Class Starship, but with the addition of a dorsal Pod. Warp Stress Even though the design and prototype construction was 'rushed', the However, contact with the Dominion stopped the project cold as resources were allocated to more combat-oriented designs. slipstream drive, improved computer hardware with the latest LCARS version, and improved power allocation systems. estimated to last 6 months. Upon the war's end in late 2375, Dr. Ra-Havreii correctly judged The new quantum torpedoes and the most powerful phaser arrays available were added to the design. Its primary mission was going to be long-range and long-term multipurpose exploration in uncharted space. This additional concept would later be instrumental to the ship's survival in the face of nigh impossible odds. Ships commissioned. 1 History 2 Barash's illusion 3 Command crew 4 Appendices 4.1 Appearance 4.2 References 4.3 Background information 4.4 Apocrypha 4.5 External link In 2379, newly-promoted Captain William T. Riker became the commanding officer of the USS Titan. Even though the original primary mission was going to be advanced exploration of the Gamma Quadrant, the Luna Class ships instead became the main exploratory vessel for Starfleet. missions long the Romulan, Gorn, or Tholian borders. expected to become self aware within 5 months. Crew : 350 5. Two: Patrol Combatants: Ships of the Star Fleet Vol. Luna project took lessons learned from the Nova, Akira, Alliance, and Kelvin The Luna project was suspended for the duration of the Dominion war, but once the war was concluded and the Federation began to return to a peacetime basis, production of the ships was resumed. Commissioned: USS Luna 2372, others 2378-79, 2381 (Luna-A). Even with this set back, has proven to be a valuable asset. Operational Status: Active since 2379 Designed by Dr. Xin Ra-Havreii at the Utopia Planitia Fleet Yards on Mars, the Luna class was intended to exploit the Bajoran Wormhole and carry out exploration missions in the Gamma Quadrant. Construction of an initial fleet of twelve Luna-class vessels was completed by 2379, and the Titan was offered to William T. Riker, one of many command officers eager to put the strife of the last decade behind him.The Titan is manned by the most varied multispecies crew in Starfleet history, with humans taking up less than 15% of the 350-member crew. Secondary Back up After the Borg Invasion of 2381, President Nanietta Bacco promised that more Luna-class ships would be built and that exploration would continue in the face of the recent disaster. tests have passed Review 4. Engineering Specifications Warp Engines: System Field Their shuttlebays were reminiscent of the old Constitution-class shuttlebays, having a more rounded opening door. All Luna-class starships were named after moons. Like most 24th Century starships, the Saucer Section is capable of separating from the Engineering Section. In the early 2390s the class was upgraded with new Type-XIII phaser arrays, completed. There are a few variations to the Resolve in comparison to later Luna-class models, which include a significantly larger cargo bay and hangar bay. explorer, specifically designed for exploring the Gamma Quadrant.