Rachel Nelson in 2270
|Full name:||Rachel Danielle Nelson|
|Born:||March 1st, 2243|
|Previous Assignment:||assistant chief engineer,|
Rachel Nelson is a female Human who lives in the 23rd century and services the Federation and Starfleet as chief engineer on board the Constitution-class starship USS Enterprise under the command of Captain Brianna Martin. (Star Trek: Continues)
Born on the non-aligned colony of Jericho, Rachel Nelson found her early life rough and difficult. In 2258 the government of Jericho was overthrown in a bloody military coup. Rachel and 12 other children, all "Netrats", were rescued by the USS Ptolemy which happened to be on orbit performing a standard planetary resupply operation. Shortly after the successful coup, any "Netrat" found on Jericho were rounded up and executed.
Raised in a foster home until she was 18, Rachel eventually recovered from her rough past and began to live a normal life.
She joined Starfleet and entered Starfleet Academy and graduated with high honors.
Eventually serving under Commander Michelle Smithfield of the USS Farragut before being picked by Captain Brianna Martin to replace the retiring Lieutenant Commander Montgomery Scott as the chief engineer of the USS Enterprise.
Rachel is a guarded individual. She has seen some rough times and has found herself in enough bad situations to be cautious of her personality. Given time, however, Brandi tended to warm to people. Even at the best of times, however, Rachel's personality was often described as "dark".
Starfleet service record
|location||assignment||dates||rank or rate||assignment insignia||rank insignia|
|Starfleet Academy||student officer||2256-2260||cadet|
|USS Lexington||helm officer, navigator||2260-2265||ensign
lieutenant junior grade
|USS Farragut||assistant chief engineer||2265-2267||lieutenant junior grade
|USS Enterprise||chief engineer||2270-present||lieutenant commander|