Deep Space Nine

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A large [[space station]] around a kilometer in diameter located in the [[Bajor]] system.
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'''Deep Space Nine''' (DS9) is a large [[space station]] around a kilometer in diameter located in the [[Bajor]] system.  It is also the title of the Star Trek 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 and 5,000 photon torpedoes.
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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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Revision as of 14:57, 4 January 2008

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