Freelance Report: Galactic Base-Jumping Open Round One
The first round of the Galactic Base-Jumping Open will take place on Saturday the 6th of February at 10.00 pm UTC (5.00 pm EST). The event will take place at the ‘monolith’ on Altais 2B (coordinates 46 1.8) – a six-kilometre high tabletop that is ideal for SRV base... Read more
Freelance Report: Pilot Breaks Eight-Hour Sagittarius A* Barrier
Buckyball champion Commander Alot has broken the eight-hour barrier for a trip from Sol to Sagittarius A* in his ship, Rhonda the Anaconda. Having failed in his first attempt to set a sub-eight hour record by just six seconds, Commander Alot ultimately succeeded in completing the 25,900 light year... Read more
Freelance Report: Officials Deny Funding ‘Turbo Hour’ Endurance Race
Officials at Kanwar Horizons in the Turbo system have strenuously denied allegations of involvement in an unsanctioned Buckyball Racing Club event known as the ‘Turbo Hour Endurance Race’, which will apparently run alongside the station’s annual air show and starship exhibition. Station entertainment director Hector LeMans described as “preposterous”... Read more
The Achenar Challenge
The Imperial capital system of Achenar has recently attracted the attention of thrill-seeking Commanders of the Pilots Federation. Achenar’s third planet has become a proving ground where bragging rights are earned in what is known as the ‘Achenar Challenge’. Proctor Ulrich von Braun, whose only concern until recently was... Read more
Galactic Base-Jumping Open Begins
The first annual Galactic Base-Jumping Open will take place on Planet 1 in the Njokujinun system at lat -13 long -128. Emergency and first aid can be found at Nyberg Vision Station. Base-jump champion Commander Burias will be on site to authorize jumps. The final will be a 7.5... Read more
Commemorative Space Race
To commemorate ‘Star Wars’, the classic audiovisual entertainment series of the 20th and 21st century, the Buckyball Racing Club, sponsored by Leesti Azure Milk, presents the first part of a new galactic race, the Kessel Run. The race runs from the 31st of October 3301, 00:00 GMT, to the... Read more
Fight Club Rocks Athena
At approximately 21:00 on Saturday the 18th October 3301, a slew of heavily armed Cobras began congregating outside Powell Terminal in the Athena system for an all-on-all bloodbath. Millions of credits’ worth of insurance claims were issued as the Commanders of the XYZ Fight Club kicked off the ‘Cobra... Read more
Athena System Hosts ‘XYZ Fight Club’
Athena System Hosts ‘XYZ Fight Club’ The popular gladiatorial tournament known as the ‘XYZ Fight Club’ took place again this weekend. Our reporters were ringside for the spectacle. Pilots descended on Athena, pitting dog-fighting skills against one another in both light and medium ships. Criminals targeting participant Commander Angel... Read more
Pilot Breaks Galactic Record Twice
The accomplishments of independent pilots participating in the Buckyball Run A* rally race continue to make headlines around civilized space. This 26,000 light year rally race to the supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy has so far attracted over 40 fearless competitors. One of these competitors,... Read more
Race to Center of Galaxy Starts in Sol
Pilots from all over civilized space are gathering on Galileo station near planet Earth to begin one of the most ambitious organized rally race ever attempted. Called the Buckyball Run A*, this endurance race challenges commanders to reach the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy, Sagittarius... Read more