Deep Space 9, originally known as Terok Nor, was one of the most historically, politically, and strategically important space stations in the Alpha Quadrant during the latter half of the 24th century.
The USS Enterprise (NCC-1701-D) was a 24th century Federation Galaxy-class starship operated by Starfleet, and the fifth Federation starship to bear the name Enterprise.
Benjamin Lafayette Sisko was a well-known Starfleet officer best remembered for his seven-year assignment commanding station Deep Space 9 in the Bajor sector. After discovering the Bajoran wormhole, he became known to the Bajoran people as the Emissary of the Prophets. He played a critical role as a Starfleet strategist and front line commander in the Dominion War. (DS9: “Emissary“, “In the Hands of the Prophets“, “Accession“, “The Search, Part I“, “Favor the Bold“, “The Siege of AR-558“, “What You Leave Behind“)
Jean-Luc Picard was a celebrated Starfleet officer, archaeologist, writer, historian and diplomat who served throughout much of the 24th century. The highlights of his career were centered around assignments as commanding officer of the Federation starships USS Stargazer, USS Enterprise-D, and the USS Enterprise-E. In these roles, Picard not only witnessed major turning points of recent galactic history, but played a key role in them also, from making first contact as captain of the Federation’s flagship with no fewer than 27 alien species, including the Ferengi and the Borg.