The USS Hastings (NCC-78640) was an Aotearoa-class starship under construction at Utopia Planitia Fleet Yards as of 2373.
- The USS Hastings (NCC-78640) replaced the Excelsior-class USS Hastings, destroyed in 2372.
In the Pendragon timeline, the USS Hastings (NCC-78640) investigated the rise in Myhr'an aggression and power. The ship reported back some disturbing information before going missing in 2379. Starfleet secretly believed the Hastings had been destroyed by the Myhr'an, despite officially designating it lost. (Star Trek: Pendragon: Other Knights anthology: "Gravity")