Delivering the Commonwealth

Timeline

April 12, 1961

Space Age Begins

Yuri Gagarin becomes first human being in space

April 12, 1961
July 20, 1969

Moon landing

First human expedition to the moon; Neil Armstrong first man on moon

July 20, 1969
2010

ISS

Completion of first International Space Station.

2010
2069

Moon Colony

Tranquility City becomes first permanent settlement on Moon

2069
2074

United Earth

United Nations brokers end of Third World War with Global Charter, creating international confederation for collective security

2074
2154

Extra-Solar Colony

Arrival of Slowship Voyager in Proxima Centauri system, first extra-Solar colonization expedition (New Damascus Colony)

2154
2204

Faster than Light

Dr. Rebecca Sheridan invents hyperdrive

2204
2215

Beginning of FIRST EXPANSION

2215
2217

New Paris

Alpha Centauri IV (New Paris) colonized

2217
2219

As-Salaam

40 Eridani II (As-Salaam) colonized

2219
2225

Terranova

Wolf 359 III (Terranova) colonized

2225
2231

New Brazil

Sirius II (New Brazil) colonized

2231
January 1, 2289

Founding of the Commonwealth

United Nations of Earth, Colonial League of New Damascus, New Parisian Confederation, Governing Council of As-Salaam, Terranova Congress, and All World Congress of New Brazil enact Great Charter establishing the COMMONWEALTH OF HUMANITY

January 1, 2289
October 18, 2289

The Fleet

Commonwealth Star Navy and Commonwealth Star Marines founded

October 18, 2289
2294

Mark II FTL

Sheridan Institute invents Long Radar; begins manufacture of Mark II Hyperdrive

2294
2297

Beginning of SECOND EXPANSION

2297
2356

100

Commonwealth reaches 100 worlds

2356
2368

KGM Expedition

KGM Expedition sets forth from Terranova

2368
February 2, 2370

KGM Expedition First Colonies

KGM Expedition arrives at Sharon system; colonies of New Sydney and Pherat established

February 2, 2370
July 18, 2370

Fairhaven Founded

KGM Expedition arrives in Roger’s Star system; Fairhaven colony established

July 18, 2370
January 3, 2371

Farmark Founded

KGM Expedition arrives in Kittim system; Farmark colony established.

January 3, 2371
July 20, 2378

League Founded

Colonies of New Sydney, Pherat, Fairhaven, and Farmark establish the LEAGUE OF FOUR WORLDS

July 20, 2378
2790

Farmark Lost

Farmark destroyed by invading alien forces

2790
2791

The Expedition

LSS Deliverance and LSS Brunswick set sail for Commonwealth space

2791