Episode Title: "HOMESTEAD"
Production Number: 969
Original Air Date: 05-09-01
Stardates: April 5, 2377, 54868.6
The Voyager crew celebrates First Contact Day, the 315th anniversary of the Vulcans' arrival on Earth.
The Voyager finds a colony of Talaxians living in an asteroid field, in an underground city they constructed by dismantling their ships. A group of alien miners is destroying the asteroids for mineral resources, and orders the Talaxian colonists to leave. Neelix decides to remain with the colonists and help defend their asteroid home from the miners.
Factoid: Cheese pierogis were Zefram Cochrane's favorite snack, according to Neelix.
Guest Characters: Naomi Wildman
Alien Races: Talaxians, Ktarean
Starships: Talaxian Freighter Baxial, Delta Flyer II
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