THE TIMELINE OF KNOWN HISTORY

 2040? -  The cremation of the known world.  1 - 3 billion dead.

2045? -  New Government states form.

2055? -  The formation of the World Authority

2057? -  Star Oceana Built.

2060? -  Panama Spaceport built.

2065? -  Moonbase Clavius is constructed.

2070? -  Mars is Colonized

2073? -  Terran Manufacturing Authority formed.

2075? -  Mass Energy Ion Drives are invented.
             -  Richard Avery II forms Avery Astronautics.

2080? -  The High Torque Grav Drive is invented.

2085? -  Consolidated Aerospace formed.

2090? -  Mars Shipyards built

2092? -  Trans-Galactic Spacelines formed.

2101 -  The only unmanned probe, the "Deadalus," reaches Bernard’s Star.

2130 - The first manned journey to Bernard’s Star on the "Thaddeus."

2145? -  The Corporate War begins.
             -  Corporations fight themselves for mineral right of outer planets.

2148? -  Corporate War ends.

2150? -  Finnegan’s Folly discovered.

2170? - Nomad Industrial Complex Built.

2200s? -  The "Frontier Days" begin.
             -  Expansion of the Universe moves into the exponential range.

2205 -  Rail Force Patrol Formed.
         -  Chaos discovered.

2210 -  Sydney Spaceport is built.
         -  The Authority sanctions strip-mining.

2213 -  Helios (later to be called Breaker’s Star) is    colonized.
         -  Finnegans Folly colony abandoned.

2215 -  The "Gourmet" is invented.

2220? -  The "Beetles" are released.

2240 -  Terraforming of Helios begins.

2260 -  Drome Colony formed.
         -  Drome Colony destroyed.

2275  -  The Gourmet controversy is exposed.

2280? -  Stasco colonized.

2330 -  The "Frontier Zone" is declared the “Dead Zone.”
         -  Expansion slows.

2360 -  Tower colonized.

2400s? -  Man had expanded to the outer reaches, pushing back 5 000 parsecs.

2405 -  Para-Military Corps formed.

2455 -  Interstellar census reaches 500 billion.

2475 -  Badger Engineering formed.

2500s  -  The Tech Rush includes:
             -  World-building
             -  Full terra-forming.
             -  Contragravity.
             -  Force fields
             -  Tractor beams.
             -  Antimatter.
             -  Ego, Alexandria, Palomino and Pearl Colonized.
 

2505? - Angulan constructed.

2507 - Syndicates set up permanent Merchant’s market On Breaker’s Star colony, naming it Breaker’s Yard.

2536 -  Gagarin, Exeter, and Patriot colony group heads to   Corona Borealis.
         -  It never arrives.

2565 - Ergo, Alexandria, Palomino and Pearl and fifty other broke off and form the Commonwealth.
         -  Planet Tower with forty-five worlds form the Bloc.
         -  The Authority sends forces to remedy the situation.
         -  Twenty- five planets break to form The Orion    Group.
         -  War Declared
         -  Fastcore formed.

2567 -  Vendetta built.

2568 -  Aerospace Hulls formed.
         -  Nomad Industrial Complex vanishes.

2570 -  Strip mining re-commissioned.

2572 -  R. Frost Engineering formed.

2573 -  The Federal Foreign Intelligence Bureau (Plexus)    is formed.

2582 -  Angulan disappears at Chaos

2594 -  Vendetta disappears at Chaos.

2595 -  Bloc and Authority sign a Peace Treaty.

2610 -  Oberon is destroyed.

2615 -  The Crimmon Accord is signed…Peace declared.

2616 -  Quagmire is abandoned.

2619 -  Federal Protection Agency (FPA) formed

2620 -  Helios (Now Breaker’s Star) Terraforming Project    canceled.

2636 - Mule project initiated.

2642 - Hand’s first terrorist act.

2649 - Hive appears with Victor Vandermeer as the head.

2650 -  Convoy Beacon found at Kapteyn’s Star.

2651 -  Eden Colonized.

2657 -  Present Day