Timeline: 2251-2255

BEFORE

2251

  • The Matriarchal Republic of Cygnet is admitted to the United Federation of Planets.
  • The Doctor, Ian Chesterton, and Barbara Wright arrive on the planet Mechanus in order to have a final stand against the Daleks who have been pursuing them. After reuniting with Vicki Pallister and destroying a robot duplicate of the Doctor, they are captured by the Mechanoids. They meet Steven Taylor, a pilot stranded on Mechanus for years. When the Mechanoids and Daleks slaughter each other, the humanoids escape. Steven stows away on the TARDIS, unseen by the others, bringing with him his toy panda Hi-Fi. Ian and Barbara use the Daleks' time machine to return to 1965.1
  • Recently promoted Commodore Robert April retires from Starfleet to become a Federation ambassador.
  • Captain Christopher Pike (31) assumes command of the USS Enterprise. Among the crew are Lieutenant Commander Una, first officer and helmsman; Commander Philip Boyce (47), chief medical officer; Lieutenant José Tyler (26), chief navigator; Lieutenant Commander Caitlin Barry, chief engineer; Chief Petty Officer Nils Pitcairn, transporter chief; and Yeoman Dermot Cusack, Pike’s best friend.
  • June 21 (Saturday). The 87th graduating class of Starfleet Academy graduates. Among the new officers is Lieutenant (j.g.) Spock.

The USS Heisenberg, under the command of Captain Kelvan Garth, successfully defends Axanar from a Klingon attack. This event becomes known as the Battle of Axanar.
September 4. Jabilo M'Benga enters Starfleet Academy Medical School.
Betazed has first contact with the United Federation of Planets.

  • Captain Kelvan Garth is badly injured in a transporter accident on Antos. The Antosians teach him a secret shape-shifting technique to repair the cellular damage, but the process drives him insane.2

2252

  • Lieutenant (j.g.) Spock transfers to the USS Enterprise, taking the position of chief science officer.
  • Efros Delta is admitted to the United Federation of Planets.

Commander Diego Reyes is promoted to Captain, and assumes command of the USS Dauntless. Lieutenant Commander Ezekiel Fisher transfers over to serve as Dauntless's chief medical officer.
June. Ensign Winston Kyle graduates from Starfleet Academy. He is assigned as a transporter operator aboard the USS Hokkaido.
September 4. Mahmud al-Khaled enters Starfleet Academy.

2253

Lieutenant (j.g.) Dr. Leonard McCoy graduates from Starfleet Academy Medical. He takes a position on the Academy training ship USS Republic.
September 4. Gary Mitchell enters Starfleet Academy.
Lieutenant Dabisch is assigned as communications chief on the USS Enterprise.

2254

Lieutenant (j.g.) Spock is promoted to Lieutenant and is made second officer.
Yeoman Dermot Cusack is killed in action.
Lieutenant James Kirk graduates from Starfleet Academy, and is assigned to the USS Farragut, under Captain Stephen Garrovick.
June. Ensign Mia Colt graduates from Starfleet Academy, and is assigned to the USS Enterprise, who replaces Cusack as the captain's yeoman.
Dr. Leonard McCoy is assigned to the USS Richard Feynman under Captain Mark Rousseau.
Cadet-Lieutenant James Kirk cheats on his Kobayashi Maru test. This is seen by Icheb (17/2378) and q.
Enterprise comes across planet Talos IV. Captain Christopher Pike is abducted by the Talosians. Eventually escaping, Starfleet is informed of the incident, and an exaggerated response is issued: General Order Number Seven is established, quarantining Talos IV under penalty of death.
Lieutenant (j.g.) Montgomery Scott is assigned as a junior engineer aboard the USS Enterprise.
Lieutenant Commander Caitlin Barry accepts reassignment, and is replaced by Lieutenant Michael Burnstein as chief engineer.
The USS Allegiance visits the planet Alonis, and Ensign John Harriman meets Los Tirasol Mentir.
Dr. Leonard McCoy is reassigned as Chief Medical Officer of the USS Koop.
September 4. Willard Decker and Ming Xiong enter Starfleet Academy.
Lieutenant Michael Burnstein transfers off Enterprise. He is replaced by Lieutenant Moves-with-Burning-Grace.

2255

Diego Reyes marries human telepath Jeanne Vinueza.
The Treaty of Armens in concluded between the United Federation of Planets and the Sheliak Corporate.
June. Ensign Clark Terrell graduates from Starfleet Academy and is assigned to the USS Columbia as a helm officer.
September 4. Arex Na Eth and Hikaru Sulu enter Starfleet Academy.

AFTER

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