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The Daystrom Institute is a Federation research and development organization established in the 23rd cenutry. It is affiliated to another organization known as the Soong Foundation.
The Jellyfish, a craft designed for the institute by Geordi La Forge, is successfuly launched in 2387. It is equipped with trans-metaphasic shielding designed to withstand conditions that would destroy most other ships. It is subsequently used by Spock to counter the Hobus supernova.