Janeway character jug produced in Indonesia for Applause of Woodland Hills, California, in 1997. Kathryn Janeway is a fictional character in the Star Trek franchise. She was the main character of the television series "Star Trek: Voyager", which aired between 1995 and 2001. She served as the captain of the Starfleet starship USS Voyager while it was lost in the Delta Quadrant on the other side of the galaxy. After returning home to the Alpha Quadrant, she is promoted to vice admiral and briefly appears in the 2002 film "Star Trek: Nemesis". She is seen again commanding the USS Dauntless in "Star Trek: Prodigy", searching for the missing USS Protostar which was being commanded by Captain Chakotay, her former first officer on Voyager, at the time of its disappearance.