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26 Apr 3303
Galactic News: Weekly Health Report

This weekly report indicates some of the minor factions enduring significant health issues such as famine and outbreaks.
The following minor factions have reported famines:When a faction is affected by famine the standard of living in the system it controls temporarily decreases. Combat activity has no effect on influence while a famine is active. Completing food-trade missions can bring a famine to an end.

Outbreaks have been reported by the following minor factions:When a faction is affected by an outbreak the standard of living in the system it controls temporarily decreases. Combat activity has no effect on influence while an outbreak is active. Completing medicine-supply missions can bring an outbreak to an end.
NOTE: Data is correct at time of publishing.

26 Apr 3303
Freelance Report: Formidine Rift Discovery

A few days ago, a curious message was discovered by the Hamsters, a group of EM-transmission enthusiasts in the Tionisla system. A short time later, a combined effort from the Children of Raxxla and several other groups decoded the message and discovered it pointed to the Syreadiae JX-F c0 system in the so-called Formidine Rift.

Travelling to the system, pilots discovered a bulk cruiser called the Zurara. The ship's logs painted a haunting picture, indicating that the ship’s crew sabotaged the vessel before killing themselves. The Zurara had been adrift in the system ever since.

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25 Apr 3303
Galactic News: Alliance Continues California Nebula Expansion

Last year, the Alliance established a foothold in the California Nebula with the construction of an outpost in the California Sector BA-A E6 system.

Critics of the superpower suggested it was trying to control the system’s barnacles, but the Alliance insisted the outpost was intended solely to support scientific research.

Now, fresh reports indicate that the Alliance is about to expand its presence in the region by establishing both a scientific outpost and an extraction facility in California Sector JH-V c2-12.

Kelvin Masters, a freelance journalist who regularly contributes to the Rewired news feed, commented on the development:

“Of course the Alliance wants the barnacles! They’d never admit it, of course. But that’s not the point. The point is what are the Empire and Federation going to do about it. At the moment they’re preoccupied with Maia and Merope, but sooner or later they’re going to turn their attention to the California Nebula. And when that happens, the situation is going to escalate, I guarantee it.”

25 Apr 3303
Galactic News: Weekly Security Report

In this weekly report the latest GalNet data is assembled to present ten minor factions experiencing civil unrest or lockdown in their systems.
The following minor factions are in lockdown:When a faction experiences a lockdown, the security rating of the system it controls temporarily increases and the system's wealth temporarily decreases. Bounty hunting activity can shorten the lockdown period.

These minor factions are experiencing civil unrest:Civil unrest is the result of illegal activity. When a faction is affected by civil unrest, the standard of living in the system it controls temporarily decreases, as does the system's wealth. Combat missions and activities can bring civil unrest to an end.
NOTE: Data is correct at time of publishing.

Community goals

Expanding Maia - Empire
20 Apr 3303

Location:
Maia [Obsidian Orbital]
Objective:
Deliver Building Fabricators, Energy Grid Assemblies and Micro-weave Cooling Hoses
Expanding Maia - Federation
20 Apr 3303

Location:
Maia [Obsidian Orbital]
Objective:
Deliver Geological Equipment, Power Converters and Auto-Fabricators
Colonia Migration Appeal - April 3303 (Rares, very long distance!)
13 Apr 3303

Location:
Colonia [Jaques Station]
Objective:
Deliver Galactic Travel Guides from Bluford Orbital in LHS 3447
Logbooks archive

Logbooks

Anfield Marauder
yesterday
SRV time!
Da5id Weatherwax
yesterday
Is this thing on?
Jellicoe
yesterday
Shadows in the Rift Part VI
Kyndi the Badass Space Chick
yesterday
Screwed
Doc Lentz
yesterday
Driving Miss Daisy
TameMoon
25 Apr 3303
Log: 4 The battle
Anfield Marauder
25 Apr 3303
Landed on Beagle Point2
Archive

From the past

NASA's record-breaking astronaut Peggy Whitsonisn't finished making firsts in space. And today, Whitson will make the first ultra-high-definition live video from the International Spaec Station and you can watch it live.
source: space.com
The NASA probe has begun its series of 22 dives between Saturn’s innermost rings and the planet itself. Cassini guidance and control engineer Joan Stupik explains the risks of these daring orbits and what knowledge scientists hope to gain.
source: space.com
A ”universal mechanism” has been proposed by Durham University in the United Kingdom scientists to explain how the eruptions occur on the sun. NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center highlights their work.
source: space.com
Carl Sagan's "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage" is making a comeback this week to kick off a five-day science marathon on Twitch.
source: space.com
Mars enjoyed about 400 million years of relative peace between two giant-impact epochs long ago, a new study suggests.
source: space.com
The scientists who choose where to point Hubble's telescope are turning to computer automation to help them sift through proposals, more than 1,000 each year.
source: space.com
The U.S. Air Force launched an unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) early Wednesday morning (April 26) in a successful test, military officials said.
source: space.com

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Francisco Serrão

Related stations: Serrao Beacon (Angawal), Serrao Vision (Qama), Serrao Landing (Sint Hozho), Serrao Dock (Cocorix), Serrao Orbital (6 Ceti), Serrao Port (Sivas), Serrao Dock (LP 744-46), Serrao Holdings (Ekibiogaia), Serrao Beacon (HIP 1795), Serrao's Claim (HIP 72986)

Francisco Serrão (died 1521) was a Portuguese explorer and a cousin of Ferdinand Magellan. His 1512 voyage was the first known European sailing east past Malacca through Indonesia and the Indies. He became a member of the Sultan Bayan Sirrullah, the ruler of Ternate, becoming his personal advisor. He remained in Ternate where he died around the same time Magellan died.

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