- For other uses, see Cousteau.
The Cousteau was a Federation shuttlecraft in service to Starfleet in the late 24th century. Designated as a captain's yacht, she was assigned to the USS Enterprise-E in 2372.
The Cousteau had the same internal architecture design as Danube-class runabouts. (ST reference: USS Enterprise Owners' Workshop Manual)
Captain Jean-Luc Picard rarely used the Cousteau, yet in 2375, Picard and his senior staff used the yacht to transport supplies to the surface to help fight the forced relocation of the Ba'ku from the Ba'ku planet against the Son'a and Starfleet Command. Although the attempt was successful, the Cousteau was severely damaged by a Son'a attack. (TNG movie: Star Trek: Insurrection)
The Cousteau was scrapped and replaced by a new yacht christened Calypso. (TNG - A Time to... novel: A Time to Be Born)
- The Cousteau was named after 20th century undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau.