- For the space shuttle, please see Atlantis (OV-104).
In 2364, William T. Riker in comparing the myths of Atlantis, Neinman, and the planet Aldea, described them as "self-contained, peaceful, with incredible technical sophistication which provided for every citizen's daily needs, allowing them to devote themselves to culture and art, which was beautiful beyond compare and valued beyond price." (TNG: "When The Bough Breaks")
By the latter half of the 24th century, Earth scientists had devised a project dubbed "the Atlantis project" as a way of creating a new continent in the Atlantic Ocean, much like Atlantis once did. (TNG: "Family")