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A retired Class F shuttlecraft, the Picasso SB11-1201/1

In starship classification, shuttlecraft (or shuttles) are auxiliary craft typically attached to a starship or a starbase. Most shuttles are short-range starships, possessing only impulse drive or a limited warp capability. Utilization of shuttlecraft is common for most spacefaring civilizations, especially for situations where the transporter cannot be used for landings, or where such technology does not yet exist.

Shuttlecraft range in size from the larger, longer-range, and more versatile type of shuttle, to the small and short-range type of shuttle, known as a shuttlepod.

All Star Fleet shuttlecrafts from the 23rd century and onward had warp nacelles indicating warp capability.

Federation Shuttlecraft