Soong-type android

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  • Appearance: Humanoid; specifically human-form in general structure
    • Original design
      • Pale skin, golden eyes
    • Later designs
      • Reconfigurable appearance able to resemble most humanoid species
  • Developed by Noonien Soong
  • Physical structure
    • Tripolymer substrate over a molybdenum-cobalt polyalloy skeleton (TNG Novel: The Buried Age)
  • Computational hardware
    • Positronic neural network (TNG)
      • Linear computational speed of sixty trillion operations per second (TNG Novel: The Buried Age)
  • Immune to most forms of radiation, including proton, beta, hyperonic (TNG Novel: The Buried Age; TNG: "The Ensigns of Command")
  • Capable of surviving in vacuum for at least 24 hours with minor skin damage (TNG Short Story: "'Twould Ring the Bells of Heaven"; Star Trek: Nemesis)