Aurora class

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Aurora-class
Class Information
Date Entered Service:

2298

Decks:

290

Total Compliment:

3750

Civilians:

Up to 20000

Tactical Systems
Energy Weapons:

80x Type-XII phaser arrays

Torpedo Launchers:

25 Launchers

Shields:

Multi-Layered Shielding System

Hull:

Duranium/Tritanium Double Hull

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Class Description

With the Earth Stardock almost completed, Starfleet began to realized a significant problem: the Spacedock-class was costly to build, in resources and time. If Starfleet was going to continue production of these, they had better find more resources. The answer was reached, when the R&D teams proposed the Aurora-class. This starbase, though smaller then the Stardock, would be able to support as many ships, and provide a solid defense for a planet, system or sector, while carrying out all operations starbases usually carry out.

Because of the size of the station, which was almost half that of their Spacedock-class counterparts, the interior space of the starbase was doubled by adding more doors, and also larger inner towers for placement of the necessary facilities. This way, it could be built faster, yet have the same abilities of the Spacedocks.

One of the other improvements of the Aurora-class was an outer ring, which held some smaller shuttle bays, and pads, and also held residential areas. The ring area, later dubbed the "Habitat Ring" also had infirmaries, and recreational facilities such as gymnasiums, dojos, and replimats. Also, some scientific facilities where placed here as well. This design would again allow for more space inside the starship bay.

The main section of the starbase, held the Starfleet facilities, and even more residential areas. Mostly, the inner station remained a spaceport, with a mall, flight control "towers", and observation lounges. In all, the station was a success. Starbase 102 was the first. By the time these where done however, Starfleet had gathered enough resources to continue production of the Spacedock-class. The Aurora was still used, though more were only built in few numbers, since it lacks the same tactical and logistical abilities that the Spacedock-class possesses.

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When the Federation came under a rapid expansion, these stations were again looked at. While small and not able to house larger ships internally, the Aurora-class still had use as a front-line station where smaller ships could be produced and launched. Other advancements over the years, and the addition of new technologies, kept the design current, but underused. Eventually, a larger variant was designed, but this venerable design has withstood criticisms of being too small, but still showing that its design philosophy of smaller, yet capable is still going strong, almost 100 years after its first roll-out.

Starbase Specifications

Basic Information

  • Dimensions: 3290 meters (L) x 3290 meters (W) x 1635 meters (H)
  • Decks: 290
  • Expected Duration: 200 years
  • Time Between Resupply: 10 years
  • Expected Refit Cycle: 30 years

Crew Compliment

  • Total Crew: 3750
    • 500 Officers
    • 3000 Enlisted
    • 250 Marines


  • Emergency Capacity: 50000

AMENITIES:

  • Holo decks
  • Shopping centers
  • Public Dining
  • Recreation facilities

Power Systems

Power Generators:

  • 10 Fusion Reactors

Antimatter Generators:

  • 4 FMAPG-X1 M/ARA Antimatter Generators

Station Keeping / Propulsion Systems

  • Thrusters: Fusion Thruster Assemblies
  • Other Engines:

Offensive Systems

Energy Weapons

Projectile Weapons

  • 25 Launchers

PAYLOAD

Defensive Systems


Primary Systems

  • Computer Systems: LCARS Controlled Isolinear Computer Systems
  • Transporters:
    • 28 Eight-Person Personnel Transporters
    • Transporter Range: 45,000 kilometers
  • Sensor Range: 40 lightyears
  • Communications Range: 45 lightyears

Docking & Auxiliary Craft

DOCKING PORTS: 0

STARSHIP BAYS: 2

SHUTTLEBAYS: 8

SUPPORT CRAFT:

  • Shuttles: 25
  • Workbees: 50
  • Runabouts: 6
  • Fighters: 12

Other Information

  • There are two ship docking bays with each bay having 4 sets of space doors.



Deck Listing

Main Station

Deck/Deck Range Details/Specifications of Deck
Deck 1
  • Station Commander’s office, Station operations command, Station operations offices, Sector operations offices
Decks 2-18
  • Station operation offices, Sector operations offices
Deck 19
  • Torpedo launchers 1 through 7, Torpedo storage, Chief Security officer’s office, Main brig, Main armory, Security training facilities
Deck 20
  • Residential quarters, Phaser arrays 1 through 20
Decks 21-30
  • Residential quarters
Deck 31
  • Dining halls 1 through 10, Holo decks 1 through 10, Recreation facilities
Decks 32-40
  • Residential quarters, Cargo bays
Deck 41
  • Transporter rooms 1 through 5. Main sick bay, Chief medical officer’s office, Main medical labs
Deck 42
  • Marine barracks, Marine commander’s office, Marine armory, Marine training facilities.
Decks 43-56
  • Residential quarters, Short term stay quarters
Decks 57-97
  • Upper space doors 1 through 4
Decks 98-131
  • Starfleet R&D Offices, R&D Labs
Decks 132-172
  • Lower space doors 1 through 4
Deck 173
  • Chief engineer’s office, Station engineering support lab.
Decks 172-175
  • Station fabrication bays
Decks 176-179
  • Residential quarters
Deck 180
  • Dining halls 1 through 10, Holo decks 1 through 10, Recreational facilites
Decks 181-186
  • Residential quarters
Deck 187
  • Residential quarters, Cross over bridges to habitat ring, Cross over bridges to inner tower, Transporter rooms 11 through 16
Decks 188-197
  • Residential quarters, cross over bridges to habitat rings, Cross over bridges to inner tower
Decks 198-210
  • Industrial replicator raw material storage, Station maintenance storage bays
Decks 211-245
  • Short term stay quarters
Deck 246
  • Secondary Security holding cells, Secondary armory, Short term stay quarters
Decks 247-258
  • Residential quarters
Deck 259
  • Deuterium Storage tanks, Torpedo launchers 22 through 29, Torpedo storage
Deck 260
  • Deuterium storage tanks, Phaser arrays 61 through 80
Decks 261-268
  • Deuterium Storage tanks
Decks 269-279
  • Fusion reactors 1 through 5, Power distribution manifold
Decks 280-290
  • Fusion reactors 6 through 10, Power distribution manifold

Inner Tower

Deck/Deck Range Details/Specifications of Deck
Decks 50-51
  • Starship maintenance storage bays
Decks 52-54
  • Shuttle bays 1 through 4, Shuttle maintenance
Deck 55
  • Shuttle storage and maintenance
Deck 56
  • Star ship docking bays and observation lounges
Decks 57-69
  • Star ship docking bays
Decks 70-75
  • Starship maintenance fabrication bays
Decks 76-78
  • Shuttle bays 5 through 8, Shuttle maintenance
Deck 79
  • Shuttle storage and maintenance
Decks 80-99
  • Residential quarters, Short term stay quarters
Decks 100-180
  • Cargo bays

Habitat Ring

Deck/Deck Range Details/Specifications of Deck
Deck 185
  • Phaser arrays 21 through 40, Runabout landing pads 1 through 6, Runabout maintenance and storage
Deck 186
  • Science labs, Secondary medical labs, Transporter rooms 17 through 22
Deck 187
  • Torpedo launchers 8 through 14, Torpedo storage, Residential Quarters, Cross over bridge to main hull
Decks 188-196
  • Residential quarters, Cross over bridges to main hull
Deck 197
  • Residential quarters, Crossover bridge to main hull, Transporter rooms 23 through 28, Torpedo launchers 15 through 21, Torpedo storage
Deck 198
  • Public dining, Shopping center, Holo decks 11 through 15, Secondary Sick bay, Recreational facilities
Deck 199
  • Phaser arrays 41 through 60, Public dining, Shopping center, Holo decks 16 through 20, Recreational facilities


Official Starbase Specifications
Federation Starbases AuroraImmenseJupiterK ClassNorPresidiumRegulaRegulusSpacedock
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