A cockpit was the area in an air or spacecraft from which the pilot and other personnel controlled the vehicle.
History and specificsEdit
The F-104 Starfighter had a small, one person cockpit. (TOS episode: "Tomorrow is Yesterday")
In the year 2020, the USS Lewis & Clark had a decent sized cockpit in which all three crewmembers worked. (TOS novel: The Rings of Time)
The cockpit of Earth's first warp vessel, the Phoenix, was small and tightly fit its three crewmembers. (TNG movie: First Contact)