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The Nova class was a type of Federation starship designed for short-term planetary research missions. It was placed in service starting in the mid-to-late 24th century.
The Nova class was one of Starfleet's most advanced scientific vessels.
Designed as a science and scout vessel, the Nova class was used for short-term planetary research and analysis after a region had been surveyed by larger explorer-type vessels. It was not designed for long-range tactical missions.
Technical data Edit
The Nova design had a maximum speed of warp 8. This class had a small crew complement of about 80.
Ships commissioned Edit
- "Memory Alpha article on Nova Class".