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U.S.S. Discovery NCC-1031 (2256)

The Crossfield-class U.S.S. Discovery NCC-1031 was a science vessel which was fitted with the top secret and still highly experimental spore drive, which allowed it to travel along the mycelial plane at speeds far exceeding those of warp drives. The starship was active throughout the Federation-Klingon War under the command of Captain Gabriel Lorca, and after a brief period under Acting Captain Saru, was commanded by Captain Christopher Pike during his investigation of the mysterious red bursts appearing throughout the galaxy. In 2258, the U.S.S. Discovery was reportedly destroyed with all hands lost, but the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise and any others present for its apparent destruction, sworn to secrecy, knew the starship had actually jumped to the 32nd Century.

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Ship Model (Digital)

As portrayed in Star Trek: Discovery (TV, 2017-Present)

The U.S.S. Discovery model was designed by concept illustrator John Eaves and production designer Mark Worthington with input from series co-creator Bryan Fuller. Its distinctive angular shape and brown hull color were highly influenced by Ken Adam and Ralph McQuarrie’s U.S.S. Enterprise design from the unproduced Star Trek: Planet of the Titans. One of the most notable features of the model is the saucer section, which is separated into a central sphere surrounded by two distinct rings that spin during the use of the spore drive. The digital model was created by Scott Schneider, Pierre Drolet, and digital visual effects company Pixomondo.

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Bridge View
Prime Timeline
c2100
Starship Enterprise XCV-330
Star Trek: The Original Series
Production Artwork
2151
Starship Enterprise NX-01
Star Trek: Enterprise
"Broken Bow"
2155
Starship Enterprise NX-01
Star Trek: Enterprise
“Terra Prime”
2161
Starship Enterprise NX-01 (refit)
Star Trek: Picard
"The Bounty"
2245
U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 (launched)
Star Trek: The Original Series
"Star Trek is..."
2254
U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701
Star Trek: The Original Series
"The Cage"
2257
U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701
Star Trek: Discovery
"Brother"
2259
U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701
Star Trek: Strange New Worlds
"Strange New Worlds"
2265
U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701
Star Trek: The Original Series
"Where No Man Has Gone Before"
2266
U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701
Star Trek: The Original Series
"The Galileo Seven"
2267
U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701
Star Trek: The Original Series
"The Doomsday Machine"
2268
U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701
Star Trek: The Original Series
"Is There in Truth No Beauty?"
2269
U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701
Star Trek: The Animated Series
"Beyond the Farthest Star"
2270
U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701
Star Trek: Planet of the Titans
2271
U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701
Star Trek: Phase II
2271
U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 (refit)
Star Trek: The Motion Picture
2285
U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
2285
U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 (destroyed)
Star Trek III: The Search for Spock
2286
U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-A (launched)
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
2287
U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-A
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier
2293
U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-A (decommissioned)
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
2293
U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-B (launched)
Star Trek Generations
2344
U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-C
Star Trek: The Next Generation
"Yesterday's Enterprise"
2364
U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D
Star Trek: The Next Generation
"Encounter at Farpoint"
2370
U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D
Star Trek: The Next Generation
"All Good Things..."
2371
U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D
Star Trek Generations
2373
U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-E
Star Trek: First Contact
2375
U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-E
Star Trek: Insurrection
2379
U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-E
Star Trek: Nemesis
2401
U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-F (decommissioned)
Star Trek: Picard
"Vox"
2401
U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-G (launched)
Star Trek: Picard
"The Last Generation"
2554
U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-J
Star Trek: Enterprise
"Azati Prime"
3190
U.S.S. Enterprise (32nd Century)
Star Trek: Discovery
"Stormy Weather"
Kelvin Timeline
2258
U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 (Kelvin)
Star Trek (2009)
2259
U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 (Kelvin)
Star Trek Into Darkness
2263
U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 (Kelvin | destroyed)
Star Trek Beyond
2263
U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-A (Kelvin)
Star Trek Beyond
Mirror Universe
2155
I.S.S. Enterprise NX-01 (Mirror Universe)
Star Trek: Enterprise
"In a Mirror. Darkly"
2267
I.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 (Mirror Universe)
Star Trek: The Original Series
"Mirror, Mirror"
Alternate Realities
2366
U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D (Alternate Timeline)
Star Trek: The Next Generation
“Yesterday's Enterprise”
2395
U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D (Alternate Future Timeline)
Star Trek: The Next Generation
"All Good Things..."
Myriad Realities
Multiple Timelines
Myriad Enterprises
Various Appearances
Prime Timeline - Historic Ships and Structures
2256
U.S.S. Discovery NCC-1031
Star Trek: Discovery
"Context is for Kings"
2275
U.S.S. Bozeman NCC-1941
Star Trek: The Next Generation
"Cause and Effect"
2285
U.S.S. Reliant NCC-1864 (destroyed)
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
2285
U.S.S. Grissom NCC-638 (destroyed)
Star Trek III: The Search for Spock
2286
U.S.S. Saratoga NCC-1887
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
2293
U.S.S. Excelsior NCC-2000
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
2369
Deep Space 9
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
"Emissary”
2371
U.S.S. Defiant NX-74205
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
"The Search, Part 1”
2371
U.S.S. Voyager NCC-74656
Star Trek: Voyager
"Caretaker"
2380
U.S.S. Cerritos NCC-75567
Star Trek: Lower Decks
"Second Contact”
2383
U.S.S. Protostar NX-76884
Star Trek: Prodigy
"Lost and Found”