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Hoshi Sato

- Rank: Ensign

- Status: Communications OfficerA young, spirited, intelligent woman with an extraordinary gift for alien languages who also serves as the ship's Translator ? a vital role when making first contact. A "white-knuckle" space-farer, Hoshi reluctantly gave up her teaching job after being convinced by Archer to join Starfleet. Initially, Archer has more faith in Sato than she does.