Exploration vessels were a class of terran starship. In use since at least 2478, they were tasked with investigating the possibility of surviving intelligent life, a task in which they failed and subsequently made redundant by violent first contact with the zerg and protoss.
- ↑ McNeill, Graham (December 30, 2008). StarCraft: I, Mengsk. Simon & Schuster (Pocket Star). ISBN 978-1-4165-5083-9.