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Faction Starfleet.png Researcher Rescue
Kassae 4 a.jpg
Given by:
Followed by:
“Secret Orders”
Story Arc:
Klingon War
February 2, 2010
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You will receive the following reward:

In Researcher Rescue, the player is sent to the Kassae System to attempt to regain contact with the Federation science station there.


A Federation archaeology team has uncovered something that will put your crew in grave danger.

Mission Text[]

Starfleet has lost contact with the Federation science station in the Kassae System in the Kassae Sector of the Regulus Sector Block.

Because all communications from Kassae II must be boosted by a satellite that compensates for metreon isotopes prevalent in the system, it may be that the communications array is in need of repair.

Please make the necessary repairs to the communications array and re-establish contact with the science station.


Proceed to the Kassae system in the Kassae Sector of the Beta Quadrant and re-establish communication with the Federation science station.


  • Subspace Silence
  • Into the Fire
    • Go To Kassae Station

      Kassae Station

    • Talk to Scientist
    • Obtain Fire Suppression Equipment
    • Deactivate Containment Field
    • Extinguish Fires (0/6)
    • Rescue Scientists (0/3)
    • Beam Up to Ship
  • Continued Investigation
  • Ambush!
    • Scan Orbit
    • Clear Gorn from Orbit
    • Beam Down to Kassae IV
  • Ancient Claims
    • Go To Kassae IV Surface

      Kassae IV

    • Scan Nearby Area
    • Disable Energy Towers (0/3)
    • Delta objective.png Recover Iconian Artifact (Delta Recruits)
    • [Science] Override Shield Generator
    • Defeat the Gorn Captain
    • Beam Up to Ship
  • Safe Transport

    Gorn Captain S'snek

    • Go To Kassae Solar System
    • Disable Gorn Battleship
    • Beam Hostages Onboard
    • Return to Sector Space
  • Hail Starfleet to Report




  • Federation Scientist

NPC Starships[]




Icon Name Description How to Get Points
Name the Stakes icon.png Name the Stakes Scan Kassae II Scan the planet at the beginning of the mission 25
Fire Suppressor icon.png Fire Suppressor Extinguish all the fires on the Kassae Station Extinguish all the fires on the Kassae Station
Cleaning up Their Mess icon.png Cleaning up Their Mess Check the Gorn Victim on Kassae IV Scan the dead body around the hut where the boss is on Kassae IV. 25


For a walkthrough of this mission, visit the Walkthrough page.

Mission Replay[]

This mission is repeatable through Mission Replay, although the Rewards for completing will be reduced. Items scale to a player appropriate level (Scaling Rewards), as followed:

Level Rank SP Exp Mark <>
5–9 Lieutenant 585 202 II
10–19 Lt. Commander 1158 675 IV
20–29 Commander 1552 1338 VI
30–39 Captain 1743 1878 VIII
40–49 Rear Admiral 1935 1856 X
50–60 Admiral 1935 2148 XI


  • The mission has been significantly reworked as part of the Season 8.5 update patch tied to the 4 Year Anniversary Event on January 30, 2014.
  • This mission was reworked again for Season 15. Notably, Dr. Shian accompanies the player after meeting them, as opposed to beaming up to the ship. She gives a cultural background of the Gorn and their ancestral claims as the mission progresses.
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