The USS Galaxy (NX/NCC-70637) was the first Galaxy-class starship constructed. Originally launched with an NX-prefix, it was dropped to NCC once early trials were completed.


Captain Yawara Inokuma was deputy director of the Galaxy-class Starship Development Project and then executive officer of Galaxy during its first five-year mission. (Dockyard Review)

In 2367, the Galaxy made first contact with the reclusive Lelari. Galaxy linguistics officer Benjamin Caldwell stayed on the planet as the Federation's cultural exchange officer. (Star Trek: The Cantabrian Expeditions: "Breaking Benjamin")

Captain Sershek was the Commanding officer in the 2360s and 2370s. (Star Trek: The Intrepid Adventures)

The Galaxy was part of the fleet to invade the Chin'toka system during the First Battle of Chin'toka in 2374. The Galaxy commanded an attack wing and was damaged when the Orbital weapon platforms came online and penetrated the ship's shields. (DS9: "Tears of the Prophets")

After the war, the Galaxy was drydocked at Utopia Planitia and spent the next two years undergoing an upgrade to the Galaxy (II)-class configuration. She was relaunched in late 2377. (Ships of the Star Fleet)

In 2379, the Galaxy was redirected to Sector 1045 to meet up with other ships, forming Battle Group Omega to assist the USS Enterprise-E deal with the Reman threat. (Star Trek Nemesis)

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