Pallas (designation 2 Pallas) is one of the largest asteroids in the Asteroid Belt, and the second asteroid discovered by humanity. It hosts one of the oldest stations, Pallas Station, in the outer planets, but is also known for a revolt at its colony.
- Virgin goddess of wisdom and useful arts and prudent warfare; guardian of Athens; adopted by the Roman's as Minerva. It is also an alias of Athena.
- She came out of Zeus's head, fully formed and armed.
- The second asteroid to be discovered.