It was once a battered Cardassian ore-processing facility orbiting the planet
Bajor. But Terok Nor took on new life when the Cardassians evacuated and were
replaced by Starfleet personnel. With the discovery of a nearby stable wormhole
connecting the Alpha Quadrant with the Gamma Quadrant, the newly christened
Space Station Deep Space 9™ became one of the most important installations in
Filled with hundreds of schematic diagrams and illustrations, the Star Trek:
Deep Space Nine Technical Manual is essential for anyone interested in the
ships, technology and weapons of Starfleet and the many different species, who
frequent the station, including the Klingons, the Bajorans, the Romulans, the
Cardassians, and the Jem'Hadar.
As an added bonus, four full-color gatefolds have been specially created for
this book. In addition to providing an in-depth look at the exteriors of the
station, these illustrations also show the Promenade, and highlight the U.S.S.
Turning the ravaged outpost into a fully operational station involved much more
than a simple name change. The transformation represented an arduous challenge
to the Starfleet engineers who were required to merge two divergent
technologies. How they achieved that feat, and how the Federation helps the
Bajoran government keep the station running smoothly, is revealed in the Star
Trek: Deep Space Nine Technical Manual.