Galactic Mysteries: The Hesperus
Francesca Wolfe of the Wallglass Investigations Agency examines the Hesperus megaship and the Dredger Clan that caused its recent discovery. “When the Adamastor derelict received a strange signal, smart money was on it originating from its sister ship, the Hesperus. Both were owned by Azimuth Biochemicals and had vanished... Read more
Federal Surveillance Identifies Domestic Terrorists
The Proactive Detection Bureau, which monitors all civilian communications in the Federation, has detected several home-grown terrorist groups. Deputy Director Bethany Blake of the Federal Investigations Agency told the media: “Our combination of sophisticated algorithms and skilled operatives has unearthed over a dozen extremist organisations, all previously unknown. The... Read more
The Awakening of the Adamastor
*Pilots Federation ALERT* The Adamastor, a 200 year old ‘ghost ship’ in orbit around Chukchan 5 b, has received a mysterious encrypted signal. The derelict vessel has been undergoing investigation by Alliance Salvage Guild teams since its discovery last October. They released this report: “Months ago, we cut open... Read more
Galactic Mysteries: The Adamastor
Erik Gunnarson and Francesca Wolfe, two detectives from the Wallglass Investigations Agency, examine the background of the Adamastor megaship. Gunnarson: “When Wolfe and I started this project, we knew this case would come first. We’re both protégés of Benjamin Chester, creator of the Wallglass Archive. He retired years ago,... Read more
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