The Golconda Generation
The culture of the generation ship Golconda has been examined by Professor Elizabeth Perez, head of anthropology at Orion Independent University. “Little is known about the Golconda’s origins. There are no intact records of its launch, and the lack of archived blueprints suggests a privately funded colonisation attempt. But... Read more
Inhabited Generation Ship Discovered
A generation ship with a living population has been discovered in the Upaniklis system. The ship’s distress signal was initially picked up by a listening post. Investigating pilots were surprised to find that the ancient vessel – identified as the Golconda – had drifted into the uninhabited region around... Read more
Galactic News: Generation Ship Found
Before the development of faster-than-light travel, colonising distant star systems depended on vast interstellar arks known as generation ships. There are believed to be more than 70,000 of these ships in the galaxy, the location of many of which is not known. But now one of these ‘lost’ ships... Read more
Galactic News: Generation Ships
Continuing our popular series on significant episodes from human history, noted historian Sima Kalhana discusses generation ships. “Before the development of faster-than-light travel, colonising distant star systems was a profoundly difficult proposition. For the people of the 21st Century, the answer was the generation ship. These vast interstellar arks,... Read more