|Earth Pre-Federation Database - Orpheus Mining Colony|
|The Orpheus Mining Colony was a mining facility complex on Luna, Earth's moon, in the 22nd century.
In 2155, Orpheus was owned and operated by John Frederick Paxton, left to him by his father. Paxton converted the facility into a warp-driven vessel capable of interplanetary travel.
Text from the Memory Alpha, the free Star Trek reference