Astrophysicist assigned to Icarus Base
, now aboard the Ancient
exploratory vessel Destiny
. Volker was likely selected by Dr. Rush
to help with the Icarus Project
, though now on the ship Rush doesn't think very highly of his skills. When Icarus planet
came under fire by unknown foes, Volker and the rest of the Icarus team used the Stargate
Now aboard Destiny, he struggles to find a place among the team of scientists and officers struggling for survival.
PLAYED BY: Patrick Gilmore
FIRST APPEARED: Air, Part 1
Air, Part 1 - Volker and the rest of the Icarus team evacuate to the Destiny following a devastating attack.
Darkness - Volker is assigned to help Dr. Rush with the Destiny's power problem, but Rush angrily kicks him out.
Light - When he is not chosen for a seat on the escaping shuttle, Volker decides to spend his final hours playing poker with several crew members.
Pain - Infected with an alien tick, the claustrophobic Volker hallucinates being trapped in a room and waking up inside a coffin.
Hope - Volker faces his own mortality when he must undergo a dangerous kidney transplant to save his life.