Type 1 class Shuttle
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|Expected Duration:||10 years|
|Resupply Interval:||0 years|
|Refit Interval:||2 years|
|Cruising Speed:||Impulse (0.25c)|
|Maximum Speed:||Impulse (0.37c)|
|Emergency Speed:||Impulse (0.4c)|
|Crew Compliment:||1 (Pilot)|
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The Type-1 Shuttlepod was a Starfleet shuttlepod actively serving aboard United Earth starships and installations during the twenty-second century.
In the mid twenty-second century, shuttlepods were the primary method for the transport of personnel between starships and planetary surfaces as transporter technology was in its infancy and not considered entirely reliable.
Type-1 shuttlepods could carry six passengers, though conditions aboard the vehicles were cramped. Enough rations were stored to last two crew for ten days. The craft were equipped with retractable wings, an impulse drive capable of one-quarter light speed, and twin plasma cannons for defense. Access was via a hatch on either side and a docking port on the dorsal surface. Universal translators were not usually stored aboard.
NX-class starships usually carried two shuttlepods in a ventral bay with two more in storage. The craft were deployed and recovered using a magnetic docking arm.