|Stationed:||Deep space 10|
|Children:||Brax (step son)|
Neelix was a Talaxian male born on Rinax who became a merchant, shortly after the Haakonians launched an attack on Rinax resulting in the death of his entire family, and joined the USS Voyager (NCC-74656), serving as chef, morale officer, ambassador, navigator, and holder of many other odd-jobs. Neelix article at Memory Alpha, the canon Star Trek wiki.
In 2379 he made a formal request to Captain Vanessa Ann Lucifel for Starfleet aid the Talaxian colony in the Delta Quadrant. In 2380 he along with the Talaxian council, approved the construction of Deep space 10. In 2382 he moved his family to Deep space 10, and made it the official office of the Ambassador.