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Memory-beta

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In starship classification, a science vessel (or research vessel) is a type of starship, which has limited armaments, but are equipped with several laboratories and advanced sensors. The role of science vessels are usually limited to scientific research, such as observation and stellar cartography.

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ST Expanded

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In starship classification, a science vessel (or research vessel) is a starship with the primary function of conduction scientific study and research. These vessel prioritise scientific equipment over weapons systems and luxury areas such as holodecks. As such they avoid combat situations and long duration missions.

Types of science vessels

starship classification
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