|Previous Assignment:||Chief engineer, Outpost Hunter, Delta Vega|
|Assignment:||engineer, USS Enterprise (NCC-1701) (2258)|
Lt. Keenser in the A.R. 2250s
Keenser was bigger than a regular Roylan on Royla, making him mocked by others. In 2230, after first contact with his people was made by the Federation Starfleet ship USS Kelvin, Keenser demonstrated his engineering skills to the Kelvin 's first officer, Lt. Cmdr. George S. Kirk, and security officer, Lt. K'Bentayr, by giving them a complete diagnostic and pinpointing the problem. With his parents' best wishes, Keenser was allowed to leave with Kelvin's away team to become the first of his people to leave. He experienced space sickness on the way to Kelvin. (TOS comic: "IDW Star Trek, Issue 14")
In 2233, in the alternate timeline, three months after the destruction of the USS Kelvin, Keenser became the first Roylan to graduate from Starfleet Academy. For the next 25 years, Keenser was assigned to various ships, starbases and strange new worlds before becoming Chief Engineer of the new research station on Delta Vega. (TOS comic: "IDW Star Trek, Issue 14")
In 2258, Keenser was given a new engineer at the Starfleet outpost named Montgomery Scott. (TOS comic: "IDW Star Trek, Issue 14") Keenser was Scott's only company for months until they encountered James T. Kirk and Spock, who had both been marooned on the planet. With Spock's assistance Scott was able to modify the outpost's transporter to function as a transwarp transporter and transport himself and Kirk to the USS Enterprise, leaving Keenser with Spock.
After the Enterprise defeated Nero and the Narada Keenser and Spock were both retrieved from Delta Vega and Keenser joined the Enterprise crew, serving under Scott in engineering. (TOS movie: Star Trek)
Also in 2258, Keenser assisted Scott in finding a way to disable a force field emanating from Deneva. The force field had prevented the use of the Enterprise's impulse engines. (TOS comic: "Operation: Annihilate!, Part 2")
Circa 2265, he was again assigned to the Delta Vega outpost. However, when the outpost became infested by the native snow slug and polarilla species Starfleet lost contact with the facility and had to send Starfleet special agent Erin Esurance to rescue Keenser. (TOS video game: Delta Vega: Meltdown on the Ice Planet)
|USS Enterprise (alternate reality NCC-1701) personnel|
|Boma • Chapel • Chekov • Gaetano • Hannity • Hawkins • Hendorff • Keenser • Kelso • Kirk • Latimer • McCoy • McKenna • Mitchell • Olson • Pike • Puri • Rand • Scott • Spock • Sulu • Uhura • unnamed USS Enterprise (alternate reality) personnel|
|see also: • USS Enterprise (NCC-1701) personnel|
Delta Vega: Meltdown on the Ice Planet was a promotional game for the film Star Trek and Keenser originated from that film, however it is possible the game takes place in the original timeline (it does use the original timeline system of stardates) and that in the alternate timeline Keenser may have continued to serve on the Enterprise into the 2260s.