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A large [[space station]] around a kilometer in diameter located in the [[Bajor]] system.
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[[Image:Deep_space_9.jpg|thumb|right|Starbase Deep Space 9]]'''Deep Space Nine''' (DS9) is a large [[space station]] -- around a mile<ref>[http://groups.google.com/group/alt.tv.star-trek.ds9/msg/f3804ef9a7be443a?hl=en According to DS9 visual effects supervisor David Stipes.]</ref> in diameter -- located in the [[Bajor]] system.  It is also the title of the [[Star Trek]] [[Star Trek: Deep Space Nine|series]] depicting events closely tied to the station.
  
Formerly known as Terek Nor by its [[Cardassian]] builders, it is the nearest [[United Federation of Planets|Federation]] facility to an unusually large and stable [[wormhole]] leading to the [[Gamma Quadrant]]. It was previously a mining colony station in its tenure under Cardassian ownership. it is armed with numerous phaser banks and 5,000 photon torpedoes. It was also the main base of operations after [[Starbase 375]].
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==Station History==
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Formerly known as Terek Nor by its [[Cardassian]] builders, DS9 is the nearest [[United Federation of Planets|Federation]] facility to an unusually large and stable [[wormhole]] leading to the [[Gamma Quadrant]]. It was originally an ore processing facility for Cardassian mining operations on Bajor.
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==Armament==
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The [[Federation]] has equipped DS9 with numerous [[phaser]] banks, 5000 [[photon torpedo]]s, and a high-powered [[shield]] system.<ref>[[DS9]] "Way of the Warrior"</ref>  It is capable of standing in battle against a fleet of dozens of [[Klingon]] or [[Dominion]] warships for an extended period of time.
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==Strategic Importance==
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DS9 was a critical facility for the Federation because it controlled the [[Alpha Quadrant]] opening of the [[Bajoran Wormhole]]. It was also the main base of operations after [[Starbase 375]].
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==Notable Personnel==
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* Captain [[Benjamin Sisko]]
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* Colonel [[Kira Nerys]]
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* Constable [[Odo]]
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* Chief [[Miles O'Brien]]
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* Dr. [[Julian Bashir]]
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* Lt. Commander [[Worf]]
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* Lt. Commander [[Jadzia Dax]]
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* Lt. [[Ezri Dax]]
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* Lt. [[Nog]]
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* [[Quark]]
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* [[Jake Sisko]]
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* [[Elim Garak]]
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==See Also==
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* ''[[Star Trek: Deep Space Nine]]''
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==Notes==
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Starbase Deep Space 9
Deep Space Nine (DS9) is a large space station -- around a mile[1] in diameter -- located in the Bajor system. It is also the title of the Star Trek series depicting events closely tied to the station.

Contents

Station History

Formerly known as Terek Nor by its Cardassian builders, DS9 is the nearest Federation facility to an unusually large and stable wormhole leading to the Gamma Quadrant. It was originally an ore processing facility for Cardassian mining operations on Bajor.

Armament

The Federation has equipped DS9 with numerous phaser banks, 5000 photon torpedos, and a high-powered shield system.[2] It is capable of standing in battle against a fleet of dozens of Klingon or Dominion warships for an extended period of time.

Strategic Importance

DS9 was a critical facility for the Federation because it controlled the Alpha Quadrant opening of the Bajoran Wormhole. It was also the main base of operations after Starbase 375.

Notable Personnel

See Also

Notes

  1. According to DS9 visual effects supervisor David Stipes.
  2. DS9 "Way of the Warrior"
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