Long-term exploration vessel
Dr. Talen Ayers (presumed)
After the rescue of the scientists of Project Blackstone, Emperor Valerian Mengsk gave the crew an offer to work for him in researching the xel'naga. The Brin would be refitted as a long-term exploration vessel and given to the team, and Talen Ayres would be put in command of the expedition.
2013-06-28, Project Blackstone. Blizzard Entertainment, accessed on 2013-06-28