Galactic News: Speculation over MetaDrive Technology
Audit records from the MetaDrive Inc., acquired by the Sirius Corporation last year, have been leaked into public data silos by persons unknown. While the majority of the data is unremarkable, one record mentions ‘wake suppression’, prompting some commentators to speculate on a possible connection to MetaDrive’s work on... Read more
Galactic News: Starport Status Update
The recent Sirius Corporation campaign to protect starports from Unknown Artefact-related interference is already bearing fruit. Using material donated by the galactic community, Sirius Corporation scientists have dramatically increased the efficiency of meta-alloy application, thereby restoring many of the starports affected by Unknown Artefact-related disruption. The corporation’s researchers have... Read more
Galactic News: Sirius Corporation Campaign Ends
A spokesperson for the Sirius Corporation has announced that its appeal for microresources has been enthusiastically received by the galactic community. Hundreds of pilots responded to the corporation’s appeal by delivering Unknown Energy Source, Shield Density Reports and Shield Pattern Analysis to Cormack Hub in the Procyon system. As... Read more
Community Goal: Sirius Corp. to Address Unknown-Artefact Issue
It is widely understood that Unknown Artefacts have the ability to extract materials from their immediate environment as part of a complex self-repair process. Unfortunately, this can have disastrous effects on starships and other forms of machinery. Perhaps the worst affected by this phenomena have been the galaxy’s starports,... Read more
Galactic News: MetaDrive Acquired by Sirius Corporation
Board members of MetaDrive Inc. today announced the sale of MetaDrive Inc. to the Sirius Corporation. Rosaline Merden, acting Chair of MetaDrive, was clearly pleased with the outcome. At a press conference, she said: “The board of MetaDrive wholeheartedly welcomes the security this acquisition brings. As part of the... Read more
Galactic News: Exploration or Surveillance?
A spokesperson for the Sirius Corporation has revealed that the mega-corporation has deployed hundreds of deep-space probes and signalling technologies throughout the galaxy. The spokesperson said: “Sending pilots into the void is fraught with danger. These probes can go further and faster than a human pilot, at much reduced... Read more
Galactic News: Problems at MetaDrive?
Independent auditor BigSix has reported various anomalies in the accounts of MetaDrive Inc., a company based in the Chi Orionis system specialising in hyperdrive research. Reviewing the company’s financial records, assessors found evidence of a series of payments to undisclosed suppliers but none of the corresponding checks and balances.... Read more
Galactic News: Economic Turmoil Ahead?
According to the Galactic Finance Times, analysis of the largest corporations in the Federation and the Empire reveals evidence of a significant economic downturn in the coming years. “We’re seeing poor revenue forecasts for a wide range of corporations, including big names like Sirius, Gutamaya and Core Dynamics,” said... Read more
Galactic News: Memorial to the Highliner Antares Unveiled
The Sirius Corporation has unveiled a memorial to those who lost their lives aboard the Highliner Antares, which was destroyed in 3251 during its maiden voyage. Using debris retrieved from the ship, capricious talent Delvin Hoorgan has created a striking tribute to the souls lost on the ship’s inaugural... Read more
Community Goal: The Search for Starship One
In May 3301, the personal vessel of the Federal president, Starship One, disappeared en route to the Azaleach system. An investigation was promptly launched, but the fate of the vessel and her crew, which included then-president Jasmina Halsey, could not be conclusively determined. In a statement released earlier today,... Read more