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3308 May

Dredger Clan Visits the Golconda

Galnet NewsThe Artificers Clan dredger has entered the Upaniklis system, where the generation ship Golconda currently resides. The Golconda, when it was discovered in 3305, was still inhabited with the descendants of its original crew who left Sol in the 22nd century. They accepted the Federation’s help to abandon the ancient...

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Salvation Triggers Superweapon Victory

Galnet News*Pilots’ Federation ALERT* The invading Thargoid forces in the Didio, Novas and Sosong systems have been completely repelled by Salvation. Vox Galactica journalist Jade Sanderlyn published this account: “We’ve received confirmation from Commodore Morag Halloran that three anti-xeno superweapons were activated in Didio, Novas and Sosong. This caused the Thargoid...

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Supply Rare Goods for Rackham Celebration

Galnet News*Pilots’ Federation ALERT* The entrepreneur Zachary Rackham has asked for deliveries of rare items to Edmondson High in the Beta Hydri system. At a press conference on the planet Homeland, Mr Rackham announced: “It’s not every day that a humble businessman like me celebrates becoming a trillionaire! So I’m holding...

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Thargoid Research Project Phase One Completed

Galnet News*Pilots’ Federation ALERT* Professor Ishmael Palin has received multiple shipments of Thargoid meta-alloys for xenological study. From Abel Laboratory, his workshop in the Arque system, Professor Palin made the following announcement: “I am deeply grateful to all those who collected meta-alloys from barnacle sites. Analysing these samples will help us...

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Archon Delaine Faces Pirate Rebellion

Galnet NewsA power struggle is raging within the Kumo Crew following a coordinated effort to overthrow the syndicate’s leader, Archon Delaine. The Pegasi Sentinel newsfeed delivered this exclusive report: “What at first seemed to be merely another attempt to assassinate Delaine turned out to be a far greater threat. Simultaneous attacks...

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Rackham Achieves Trillionaire Status

Galnet NewsThe personal fortune of entrepreneur Zachary Rackham has now surpassed one trillion credits, due to a new corporate acquisition. A report in The Tau Ceti Journal highlighted the achievement: “Rackham Capital Investments now officially owns the company Kavanagh Spaceframes Ltd, which constructs Orbis starports. The business deal had been in...

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Marlinist Colonies Gain Starports

Galnet NewsTwo new starports have been added to Marlinist systems, following a successful delivery initiative last month. The use of pre-built infrastructures and mass-produced components has allowed the orbital stations to be assembled rapidly. The starport names and locations are Fairfax Legacy in the Hyades Sector SU-C a14-1 system, and Ackwada...

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Allied System Receives Vital Resources

Galnet News*Pilots’ Federation ALERT* Sirius Corporation has helped provide commodities to sustain the Didio system during the ongoing Thargoid assault. Pilots transported multiple shipments of basic medicines, evacuation shelters and food cartridges to the megaship Chariot of Rhea in the Leesti system. These were then redirected to Didio and distributed wherever...

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Thargoid Research Project Requires Meta-Alloys

Galnet News*Pilots’ Federation ALERT* Commanders have been asked to collect meta-alloys from Thargoid barnacles as part of a wider xenological study. The research project is being orchestrated by Professor Ishmael Palin, one of the most prominent experts in Thargoid technology: “With escalating Thargoid activity in the core systems, it is increasingly...

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An Interview with Zachary Rackham

Galnet NewsSol Today hosted an interview with the multi-billionaire Zachary Rackham, who is rumoured to be moving into politics. From his villa at Lake Rackham, overlooking Homeland’s famous Singing Geysers, the entrepreneur spoke at length on various topics. On the rise of his business empire: “The hard-working folk at Rackham Capital...

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Thargoid Warpath May Threaten Marlinists

Galnet NewsVoices in the Senate have argued that the Marlinist Colonies should have become an Imperial protectorate to shield them against the Thargoids. Senator Arturo Durant was quoted by The Imperial Herald: “The region containing the Marlinist Colonies sits relatively close to what is commonly regarded as Thargoid territory. A strike...

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The Sanderlyn Interviews (Part Three)

Galnet NewsThe journalist Jade Sanderlyn of Vox Galactica was recently invited to conduct rare public interviews with admirals of the three superpowers. This excerpt is from a conversation with Admiral Rachel Ziegler of the Alliance. Jade Sanderlyn: This is Jade Sanderlyn reporting for Vox Galactica. I am here with Admiral Rachel...

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3308 Apr.

The Sanderlyn Interviews (Part Two)

Galnet NewsThe journalist Jade Sanderlyn of Vox Galactica was recently invited to conduct rare public interviews with admirals of the three superpowers. This excerpt is from a conversation with Admiral Henry Paul Atherton of the Empire. Jade Sanderlyn: This is Jade Sanderlyn reporting for Vox Galactica. I am sitting with Admiral...

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The Sanderlyn Interviews (Part One)

Galnet NewsThe journalist Jade Sanderlyn of Vox Galactica was recently invited to conduct rare public interviews with admirals of the three superpowers. This excerpt is from a conversation with Admiral Henry Paul Atherton of the Empire. Jade Sanderlyn: This is Jade Sanderlyn reporting for Vox Galactica. I am sitting with Admiral...

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Sirius Initiative Plans Aid for Alliance

Galnet News*Pilots’ Federation ALERT* Sirius Corporation has organised humanitarian support for the Didio system, which is under attack by Thargoid vessels. The Alliance Defence Fleet is currently combating the Thargoid threat in Didio, under the command of Admiral Rachel Ziegler. Admiral Nikolas Glass, who acts as a liaison between the megacorp...

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Superpowers Employ Pilots to Hunt Thargoids

Galnet News*Pilots’ Federation ALERT* The Alliance, Empire and Federation are offering bounties on Thargoid vessels in the Didio, Novas and Sosong systems. Commodore Morag Halloran, who coordinates Salvation’s military forces, broadcast this message on public channels: “Salvation has started construction of three anti-xeno superweapons to expunge the latest Thargoid infestation. He...

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Marlinist Refugees Migrate from Alliance

Galnet NewsOver two million ex-Imperial citizens who sought sanctuary with the Alliance are now being repatriated to the Marlinist Colonies. Ambassador Elijah Beck, head of the Alliance Office of Diplomatic Relations, announced: “Political refugees from Imperial systems have been arriving since late 3306, following the Empire’s crackdown on Marlinism. At the...

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Kumo Crew Appoints New Council Leader

Galnet NewsArchon Delaine has announced that pirate leader Callan Salamanca is the newest member of the Kumo Council’s upper echelon. Political journalist Conrad Sterling provided an overview for Vox Galactica: “The Kumo Council was formed by Archon Delaine to delegate his control over the criminal syndicate. Each member has the title...

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Sirius Vows to Defend Alliance

Galnet NewsSirius Corporation has claimed that the recent Thargoid incursions prove the necessity of its strategic defence pact with the Alliance. The Didio, Novas and Sosong systems are currently withstanding a coordinated attack from large numbers of Thargoid vessels. Independent pilots have rushed to their aid while the three superpowers prepare...

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Rackham Consolidates in Beta Hydri

Galnet NewsThe Beta Hydri system has become the commercial and political headquarters of wealthy entrepreneur Zachary Rackham. The Tau Ceti Journal reported that Rackham Capital Investments owns a majority of shares in the Beta Hydri Corporation, the system’s controlling faction. As a member of its board of directors, Rackham has had...

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Marlinist Colonies Receive Starport Resources

Galnet News*Pilots’ Federation ALERT* The construction of new Marlinist starports has begun after materials were delivered to the HIP 22550 system. Enough shipments of aluminium, computer components, power generators and titanium were received at Stillman Hub to facilitate the building of 2 orbital stations. These are expected to become operational by...

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Superpower Systems Overrun by Thargoids

Galnet News*Pilots’ Federation ALERT* Thargoid fleets have invaded the Didio, Novas and Sosong systems, placing over ten billion lives at risk. Local security services in all three systems have reported overwhelming numbers of hostile Thargoid vessels. Several starports have been directly attacked with caustic enzyme weapons, and the combined death toll...

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Yong-Rui: ‘History Will Judge Sirius’

Galnet NewsThe CEO of Sirius Corporation has addressed public concerns regarding its anti-xeno defence pact with the Alliance. Li Yong-Rui’s comments were made during an in-depth interview with The Alliance Tribune: “The best way to predict the future is to study the past. This is as true of interstellar organisations as...

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Salvation Strengthens Bonds with Superpowers

Galnet NewsThe anonymous anti-xeno scientist Salvation has received further military support from the Alliance, Empire and Federation. Multiple official sources have highlighted the increasing number of crew members being seconded from the Alliance Defence Force, Federal Navy and Imperial Navy. Previously, enlisted members had been forced to resign their commissions, but...

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Rackham for President?

Galnet NewsMulti-billionaire Zachary Rackham has discussed standing as an independent candidate for the Federal presidency in 3309. The issue was raised during the opening of a new superstructure named Rackham’s Spire on Homeland in the Beta Hydri system. At a press conference in the tropospheric suite, Mr Rackham was asked for...

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Support Required for New Marlinist Starports

Galnet News*Pilots’ Federation ALERT* A delivery campaign in the HIP 22550 system will help build additional starports for the Marlinist Colonies. First Minister Octavia Volkov delivered this public address: “The Marlinist Colonies were born out of desperation, but we have evolved into a fully fledged society. Emperor Arissa has formally accepted...

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Sirius Defends Alliance Territory

Galnet News*Pilots’ Federation ALERT* Sirius Corporation megaships will soon arrive in the Coalsack and Witch Head Nebulas to provide anti-xeno support. The three vessels are intended as a demonstration of Sirius Corporation’s military capabilities, prior to the strategic defence pact being ratified by the Alliance Assembly. A public statement was provided...

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Arissa Accepts Marlinists’ Independence

Galnet NewsFollowing a referendum by the Marlinist Colonies, Emperor Arissa Lavigny-Duval has formally recognised their autonomous status. Prime Consul Kayode Tau of the Marlinist Consulate reported on his latest meeting with the Emperor: “Her Majesty was clearly uncomfortable with the democratic way in which the ex-Imperial citizens in the colonies now...

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Amaethon-class Cropper

Canonn Research GroupThe Amaethon-class Cropper is a type of Agricultural Vessel. Around a slim central axis with a single small engine at the rear with the Shiplog Uplink, six huge Cargo Modules build the megaships rear body connected to the central axis. Each Cargo Pod Module has a set of a large and set of a small... The post Amaethon-class Cropper first appeared on Canonn Research Group.

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Lichfield-class Reformatory

Canonn Research GroupThe Lichfield-class Reformatory is a type of Prison Ship. It consists of a large cell block module with two smaller engine modules at its rear. Both engine compartements at the rear have one large two-engine and a smaller two-engine module and 4 manouvering thrusters. A Hackable Comms Array is rearside on one of the two... The post Lichfield-class Reformatory first appeared on Canonn Research Group.

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Beckett-class Researcher

Canonn Research GroupThe Beckett-class Researcher is a type of Science Vessel. It consists of a central Axis with an engine module at the rear, mounting command modules and two rotating habitat rings. The rear consists of a large double engine module, a smaller double engine module, and four single manouvering engines. One turret and a fighter bay... The post Beckett-class Researcher first appeared on Canonn Research Group.

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Freedom-class Surveyor

Canonn Research GroupThe Freedom-class Surveyor is a type of Survey Vessel. The class consists of two command moduls along a central axis, connected by a rotating habitat double ring.  The rear command module has a large engine module, two additional engine modules on separate structures on its sides, and a smaller third structure consisting of addtional tanks... The post Freedom-class Surveyor first appeared on Canonn Research Group.

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James-class Hauler

Canonn Research GroupThe James-class Hauler is a type of Bulk Cargo Ship. The class consists of a two-engine module at the rear, and a command module in direction of travel. Those are connected by a single central axis with a huge cargo rack structure, on which many cargo containers are mounted as well as additional power capacitators.... The post James-class Hauler first appeared on Canonn Research Group.

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Marlinists Reject Emperor’s Offer

Galnet NewsA public referendum in the Marlinist Colonies has resulted in the majority voting to remain fully independent from the Empire. Emperor Arissa Lavigny-Duval had proposed to make the colony systems an Imperial protectorate in return for Marlinist allegiance to the Imperial throne. This would have permitted an autonomous government while...

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Taurus Mining Ventures Operation Concludes

Galnet News*Pilots’ Federation ALERT* A corporate initiative to mine and deliver ores to the Synuefe CE-R c21-6 system has ended successfully. Taurus Mining Ventures had performed scientific research within the system, claiming that the properties of some natural substances had been altered by an unknown type of local radiation. The company’s...

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Converting Legacy Coordinates to XYZ

Canonn Research GroupOccasionally people will research the ancient star maps looking for star systems that may have had different names back in the 21st Century so that the can go visit them. Or they may wish to visit the nearest star in the milky way to another galaxy so they can get an uninterupted view. We will... The post Converting Legacy Coordinates to XYZ first appeared on Canonn Research Group.

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Marlinists Hold Public Referendum

Galnet NewsThe population of the Marlinist Colonies will vote to accept or decline the offer to become an Imperial protectorate. Emperor Arissa Lavigny-Duval’s proposal aims to build links between the independent colony systems and the Empire, from where the Marlinists originally fled as political refugees in 3306. The Marlin Standard ran...

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Sanchez-class Researcher

Canonn Research GroupThe Sanchez-class is a class of Science Vessel. The class consists of two large cargo pod modules, connected to a power conduit as the center axis. Both cargo pod modules have a command module in direction of travel, and two two-engine modules at the rear.  The central axis has a single engine module at the... The post Sanchez-class Researcher first appeared on Canonn Research Group.

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Lost Explorer

Canonn Research GroupThis is the story of a small surface base named Lazarus Outpost on Wredguia RI-S d4-4 on planet A 1 at 41.6866, -17.0294 (use the Detail Surface Scanner to reveal it, you may have to drop out of supercruise for it to show). There are four Settlement Comms Log Uplinks and a Data point giving... The post Lost Explorer first appeared on Canonn Research Group.

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Hudson Contravention Vote is Suspended

Galnet NewsFederal Congress has temporarily postponed making a decision on whether to extend presidential term limits. President Zachary Hudson had proposed to repeal the 77th amendment of the Federal Accord, which specifies that a president can serve for a maximum of eight years. If approved, Hudson would become eligible for re-election...

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3308 Mar.

Reorte System Remains Allied

Galnet News*Pilots’ Federation ALERT* The Reorte Pro-Alliance League’s success over the Reorte Mining Coalition means the system will stay in the Alliance. A greater quantity of advanced medicines, skimmer components and building fabricators were delivered to the Trobairitz megaship than to the opposing faction. As a result, Reorte will remain an...

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Taurus Mining Ventures Calls for Support

Galnet News*Pilots’ Federation ALERT* Taurus Mining Ventures has requested help with a mining and delivery operation in the Synuefe CE-R c21-6 system. In recent weeks, the mining corporation has performed research on what it claims are atypical radiation signatures detected within Synuefe CE-R c21-6. It now seeks shipments of the system’s...

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Empire Reaches Out to Marlinists

Galnet NewsEmperor Arissa Lavigny-Duval has outlined a plan for the Marlinist Colonies to be officially reconnected with the Empire. The Marlin Standard published an exclusive report from Prime Consul Kayode Tau, after he attended a diplomatic meeting on Capitol: “The essence of Emperor Arissa’s proposal is a pledge to grant the...

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Taurus Prepares Mining Operation

Galnet News*Pilots’ Federation ALERT* Plans for a new mining initiative by Taurus Mining Ventures in the Synuefe CE-R c21-6 system have been announced. The corporation’s megaship Heart of Taurus has been conducting scientific studies on ‘unusual radioactive signatures’ within the system. The next phase of this work is to identify mineable...

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Criminal Forces Crushed in Gliese 868

Galnet News*Pilots’ Federation ALERT* Commanders have worked alongside Federal authorities to destroy criminal ships in the Gliese 868 system. The pirate gang was responsible for multiple raids while Federal security services were distracted by public protests around the Hudson Contravention. To help protect shipping and eliminate the threat, bounties were placed...

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Rival Initiatives to Decide Reorte’s Future

Galnet News*Pilots’ Federation ALERT* Deliveries to the Reorte Mining Coalition or the Reorte Pro-Alliance League will help determine the system’s status. The system’s controlling faction wishes to declare independence, in protest against Sirius Corporation’s proposed anti-xeno defence pact with the Alliance Defence Force. The Reorte Mining Coalition’s CEO Fergus Cassidy announced:...

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Taurus Mining Ventures Begins Scientific Study

Galnet NewsThe megaships Musashi and Heart of Taurus have entered the Synuefe CE-R c21-6 system to perform a mining-related research operation. Taurus Mining Ventures is an independent mining corporation closely associated with Salvation. It has acted as his intermediary in recent months, directly supporting his efforts to combat the Thargoids. Dr...

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