The USS Topeka is a vessel serving in the fleet of the United Federation of Planets. The vessel is a typical vessel of that class and is configured for scientific pursuits.
The Topeka's general forte is stellar cartography and the sudy of stellar and solar phenomenon. Among other things, they have chartered Möbius Inversions and Interdimensional Rifts
In 2403 the vessel was assigned to conduct a detailed survey of the Badlands. After only three months, contact was lost with the ship.
A search was conducted but no sign of the Topeka has been found. In 2405, the ship was declared lost with all hands.