Rackham’s Peak Outpost Marks Galactic Zenith
*Pilots Federation ALERT* Multi-billionaire Zachary Rackham’s new orbital outpost at the galactic zenith is now operational. Rackham’s Peak is situated in the HIP 58832 system, one of the highest practical locations above the galactic plane. Its construction was funded by Rackham Capital Investments, in conjunction with Universal Cartographics and... Read more
Explorers Needed for Coalsack Nebula Project
*Pilots Federation ALERT* Sirius Atmospherics has requested help from independent pilots to provide exploration data focusing on ammonia worlds for terraforming purposes. The subsidiary of Sirius Corporation is working in partnership with the Alliance to establish colonies within the Coalsack Nebula, and to identify sites of commercial and scientific... Read more
Alliance Consolidates Presence in Coalsack Nebula
*Pilots Federation ALERT* The Alliance has opened new starports in the Coalsack Nebula, and is offering high prices for Thargoid-related commodities. Following a successful campaign to establish a foothold in the nebula, the Alliance has announced that several new starports have become operational. These are: Betancourt Base in the... Read more
Vitadyne Nanomedicines Reach Galactic Market
The nanomedicines developed in December 3304 by Vitadyne Labs have been approved for distribution to medical facilities across the galaxy. At the time of Vitadyne’s original announcement, the nanomedicines were believed to be mere weeks away from widespread availability. The Interstellar Health Organisation (IHO) had verified the medicine’s healing... Read more
Thargoid Incursions in Witch Head Enclave
A series of Thargoid incursions into human-occupied Witch Head systems has alarmed the region’s colonists. Multiple casualties have been reported, with pilots caught off-guard by the sudden increase in Thargoid ships. The Thargoids had largely withdrawn from the Witch Head enclave following a heavy defeat in July 3305. Following... Read more
Holloway Biology Centre Opens
Following months of setbacks, the Holloway Biology Centre has finally opened in the Colonia system. The research centre will focus on the study of newly catalogued lifeforms. Dr Roy Casimir, chief researcher at the Holloway Bioscience Institute, held a press conference at the opening ceremony, and discussed the delays... Read more
Anti-Blight Treatment Discovered
The galactic community has been asked to support an initiative that could counteract the blight that is devastating crops in hundreds of systems. With the blight pathogen present across inhabited space, the Interstellar Association for Agriculture has decided to press ahead with controlled distribution of a promising new agronomic... Read more
Blight Mutates into New Pathogen
The pathogen introduced to crops by the contaminated EX7 fertiliser has displayed signs of self-sufficiency, potentially threatening crops in thousands of systems. Lead Researcher Mason Chu of the Vandermeer Corporation stated: “A successful initiative to destroy contaminated Rockforth fertiliser means it no longer poses a threat to cropland. But... Read more
The Mystery of the Blight
The cause of mass crop spoilage on key agricultural worlds has been attributed to a new disease affecting plants. Dr Genevieve Kane of the Interstellar Association for Agriculture summarised the organisation’s findings: “The rapid decay of plant life on multiple planets was caused by the same strain of advanced... Read more
Witch Head Planetary Ports Established
Humanity’s expansion into the Witch Head Nebula has continued with the introduction of seven planetary ports. Six ports now occupy systems surrounding the existing enclave. The Alliance, Federation and Empire have each established two ports, strengthening the presence of their representative factions. The seventh port, Cinder Dock, is located... Read more