Space station

A space station was a form of spacecraft that was constructed with the intention of remaining in a fixed position in space. On occasion they were placed in orbit around a planet or other celestial body for a variety of purposes.

Space stations sometimes were called other things, such as Nerva Beacon. However the design and function of the beacon was still that of a space station. (TV: Revenge of the Cybermen)

Space stations[]

Dalek space stations[]

Space stations operated by the Daleks included Sky Seven Space Station, (COMIC: Eve of War) the Crucible, (TV: Journey's End) the Dalek command station (PROSE: Engines of War) and the Dalek space station. (COMIC: Return of the Daleks)

Human space stations[]

Space stations operated by humans included Medusa, (AUDIO: Three's a Crowd) Nerva Beacon, (TV: The Ark in Space, Revenge of the Cybermen) Space Station Q4, (PROSE: The Dimension Riders) Space Station W3, (TV: The Wheel in Space) Satellite Five, (TV: The Long Game) Dark Space 8, (AUDIO: Bang-Bang-a-Boom!) Vega Station, (PROSE: Demontage) Station 7 (COMIC: The Only Good Dalek) and Le Verrier. (TV: Sleep No More)

During humanity's initial expansion into space, their space stations were built of valuable materials that made them the target of space pirates. (PROSE: The Whoniverse)

Time Lord space stations[]

Space Station Zenobia was a space station operated by the Time Lords. (TV: The Mysterious Planet, et al.)

During the Last Great Time War, the release of the Great Vampires from their prison was overseen by Time Lords on Space Station Zenobia II. (COMIC: The Bidding War)

Following the war, the Monk sought revenge on Missy and imprisoned her on his space station. She quickly managed to escape but before she could unleash her rage on him, the station was invaded by the Ogrons who took them both prisoner. (AUDIO: Too Many Masters)

Other space stations[]

Davros was held in suspended animation on a prison station that was later attacked by the Daleks. (TV: Resurrection of the Daleks)

Platform One was a space station used as an observation deck for a multitude of beings to witness the destruction of Earth in the year 5 billion, including the Ninth Doctor and Rose Tyler. (TV: The End of the World)

Other space stations included Terminus, (TV: Terminus) Dogstation, (PROSE: Mad Dogs and Englishmen) Space Station Camera, (TV: The Two Doctors) Think Tank, (WC: Shada, AUDIO: Shada) and The Torch. (PROSE: Shining Darkness)