Distant Worlds Expedition Reaches Beagle Point
The Distant Worlds II expedition has reached its final destination on the far side of the galaxy: the Beagle Point system. Science correspondent Leon Banerjee reported for Vox Galactica: “The Distant Worlds exploratory fleet, comprising thousands of independent pilots, set out from the Pallaeni system on 13th January 3305.... Read more
Distant Worlds Initiative
The Omega Mining Corporation has requested deliveries of raw materials for a new Orbis starport, to be built in the heart of the galaxy. The construction of the starport constitutes part of the ambitious Distant Worlds II expedition. Project leader Erimus Kamzel told the media: “The Distant Worlds fleet... Read more
Week in Review
Here are this week’s main stories. The theft of a spectacular work of art has soured New Year festivities for thousands of Federal citizens. A colossal holo-sculpture, inspired by the Federal insignia, was due to be unveiled to mark the start of 3305. But upon activation, the image that... Read more
Countdown to Second Distant Worlds Expedition
Preparations are underway for the second Distant Worlds expedition, which will see a community of explorers cross the galaxy. Science correspondent Leon Banerjee provided an overview for the Vox Galactica media outlet: “The first Distant Worlds mission, in 3302, was the largest fleet expedition in history, and saw over... Read more
Freelance Report: Searching for Jaques
It is almost a month since Jaques departed from Gliese 1269 to Beagle Point in his specially modified Orbis Starport. Pilots from the Distant Worlds Expedition and the FGE exploration wings have been eagerly awaiting Jaques’s arrival. Jaques’s travel time was originally predicted to be about one week, but... Read more
Freelance Report: The Crab Nebula Expedition
A fleet of over 400 survey and support vessels has departed from Mitterand Hollow in Epsilon Indi. The Crab Nebula Expedition is the largest coordinated flight of explorers since the Distant Worlds Expedition. It has attracted a wide range of pilots, from veterans to beginners taking their first trip... Read more
Galactic News: No Sign of Jaques Station
Two weeks ago it was announced that Jaques Station, the galaxy’s most famous travelling starport, would make an incredible long-distance jump from Gliese 1269 to Beagle Point. The proposed expedition received enthusiastic support from the galactic community, which contributed thousands of tonnes of fuel to the ambitious campaign. But... Read more
Community Goal: The Skvortsov Orbital Hangover
The party to celebrate the successful conclusion of the Distant Worlds Expedition has been a tremendous success, with festivities at Skvortsov Orbital lasting for several days. But the revelry has come at a cost, as it seems 63 G. Capricorni is now in the grip of a system-wide hangover.... Read more
Freelance Report: Puritanical Organisation Targets Traders
Earlier this week, private security firm the Diamond Frogs issued a request for liquor and other legal narcotics to be delivered to Skvortsov Orbital in 63 G. Capricorni for a massive party celebrating the success of the Distant Worlds Expedition. Independent traders throughout civilized space have responded enthusiastically to... Read more
Freelance Report: Distant Worlds Flagship Anticipates Jaques’ Arrival
Preparations are underway for the Distant Worlds Expedition gala at Skvortsov Orbital, but one explorer will be unable to attend: Commander Olivia Vespera, pilot of the expedition’s fleet flagship, a Type-9 named Zombie Wasp IV. At the time of writing, Commander Vespera is still at Beagle Point, prospecting for... Read more