The Pathfinder HQ section of Operations in mission planning and a trophy room for the pathfinder crew.
The headquarters is multi-leveled with the lowest level containing a secretary desk adjoining the door to the rest of the Operations wing. The middle tier contains several display cases with scanable objects and holographs documenting the exploratory accomplishments of the Milky Way races. The upper tier contains the Andromeda Initiative director's desk now occupied by Director Jarun Tann.
- As the various arks are recovered, their Pathfinders will congregate in HQ, where they can be asked questions. After the third of the three ark-recovery side-missions is completed, Ryder will be invited to HQ for drinks with the other Pathfinders; although not listed anywhere as a mission, the get-together triggers when Ryder next enters the HQ (unless the mission The Journey to Meridian awaits triggering, in which case this is put on hold until a couple of steps in the mission are completed.
- Cora Harper, despite not being a Pathfinder herself, can also be found in the HQ.
Found on a coffee table on the middle tier: