Ship Name: The Chestnut
Ship Class: Alchemist Class Mobile Research Station
Bonus Equipment: Workshop
Specialist Equipment: Hangar Deck
Kerbal Grade Equipment: Automated Weapon Systems
The Chestnut was designed as a military station to be launched into nearby systems in order to protect resources for the UC. It was designed to be as tough as nails, and it lives up to the reputation.
Ship Name: Stars Ascension
Ship Class: Camelot Class Racing Ship
Specialist Equipment: Sensor Jammer
Someone once said, I wonder how fast I can make my racing ship go. Then they made Stars Ascension. You connect the dots. Shame it was hot wired for a quick escape during the exodus from earth.
Ship Name: The Venturer
Ship Class: Squire Class Probe
Bonus Equipment: Long Range Scanners
Specialist Equipment: Automated Security Systems
The Venturer is an ex-commercial space exploration probe, fitted to carry a pilot and passenger one FTL jump away and back, so they can explore some of what's there, hopefully not get killed by what's there, and come back to report it.
Ship Name: The Flying Fish
Ship Class: Scorpio Class Drone
Secret Parts: Sensor Jammer
The Flying Fish is a customised military probe ship, used by smugglers to help press through systems undetected – that is until the collapse of Earth and no one came to meet them on the other side.