Welcome to Nova!

Welcome to the USS Aurora, relaunched in 2393 after a massive refit effort. A brand new mission awaits those aboard, as the Federation refocuses its efforts on its core values: Exploring new worlds, and new civilizations.

Latest News Items

» Welcomes!

Posted on Tue Dec 13th, 2016 @ 7:37pm by Captain Daniel Westphalen in General News

Since it hasn't yet been said, it's time to!

Welcome to Lieutenants Nakano and Hadren! The Aurora now has a complete set of Operations department heads!

This also brings us up to the point that the sim could be considered active. To that end, I think we'll start moving towards making some things happen! I'll be working on more aggressively recruiting, but in the meantime, settle in! Get in some post time with your crew mates!

» A New Era

Posted on Thu Sep 22nd, 2016 @ 12:00am by Captain Daniel Westphalen in General News

Once upon a time, the Aurora plied the quadrant, studying unique lifeforms and interesting phenomena. Then, their adventures faded to the background.

But they've returned, with new anomalies to scan, new survey missions to complete, and new science experiments to perform! So let's get out there, people, and start learning!

Latest Mission Posts

» Reporting In

Mission: Taking Wing
Posted on Tue Feb 7th, 2017 @ 6:46pm by Captain Daniel Westphalen & Lieutenant JG Ka'Tock

Daniel had summoned the ship's... strangest new crew member to deck one, ready room. It was a formality - the captain simply liked looking his new officers in the eye. But he admitted curiosity on this one, for more reason than one.

He busied himself on ship's status reports while…

» Check In

Mission: Rebuilding
Posted on Wed Jan 25th, 2017 @ 9:18pm by Captain Daniel Westphalen & Lieutenant Trei Jansum

A dark man appeared on the transporter pad, taking in the vista before him. Soon, he would be responsible for most of this.

Stepping off the pad, he took his duffels and headed towards his quarters. The ship seemed even smaller on the inside. Everything was cramped, almost claustrophobic. He…

» Setting up

Mission: Taking Wing
Posted on Wed Jan 25th, 2017 @ 8:26pm by Lieutenant JG Ka'Tock


The ship was smaller but the quarters were not any different than before, neither was a capitol ship so he could still say it was spacious compared to the first half of his career. This would do well to create a home.

There were only a few things that…

» Up and Away

Mission: Taking Wing
Posted on Mon Jan 23rd, 2017 @ 7:57pm by Captain Daniel Westphalen & Lieutenant Commander Amber Quinn & Lieutenant Azusa Nakano & Lieutenant Trei Jansum

Daniel summoned the senior staff shortly after clearing drydock. The ceremony of leaving the starbase seemed trite, after three years in space before it. Things were different now with Westphalen, and his spark for the dramatic had seemed to soften somewhat in the almost three months the ship had been…

» Engineer on the Bridge

Mission: Rebuilding
Posted on Sat Dec 31st, 2016 @ 6:25am by Lieutenant Commander Amber Quinn & Captain Daniel Westphalen & Lieutenant Azusa Nakano

The bridge of the Aurora was empty. With the ship still sitting in its drydock, there wasn't many of the crew aboard. However the viewscreen currently showed several readings and graphics about the ships primary systems.

Someone however was currently sitting over at the small Engineering console, tapping away.

Latest Personal Logs

» Reassigned

Posted on Wed Jan 22nd, 2014 @ 8:50pm by Lieutenant JG S'Louk

Lieutenant J.G. S’Louk Personal log star date 64236.8

I have been reassigned as Assistant Chief Science Officer onboard the USS Aurora currently on assignment mapping the edge of Federation space. I’m currently in route to the Aurora via long range shuttle for this assignment the size of ship does permit…