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24 Jan 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.

24 Jan 3303
Galactic News: Sirius Corporation Campaign Ends

A spokesperson for the Sirius Corporation has announced that its appeal for microresources has been enthusiastically received by the galactic community. Hundreds of pilots responded to the corporation's appeal by delivering unknown fragments, untypical shield scans and aberrant shield pattern analysis to Cormack Hub in the Procyon system.

As the campaign drew to a close, Li-Yong Rui, CEO of Sirius Gov, released a statement:

"While irresponsible fortune hunters continue to destabilise the galaxy's starports by selling Unknown Artefacts on the black market, the galaxy's superpowers stand idly by, mired in bureaucracy and paralysed by indecision. Well, we say: no more."

"I will do everything in my power to put an end to the technological plague and restore the galaxy's starports to functionality. The effort to conquer this epidemic starts now."

Pilots who contributed to the initiative can now collect their rewards from Cormack Hub in the Procyon system.

23 Jan 3303
Galactic News: Data Appeal Concludes

Engineer Ram Tah has announced that his appeal for data from the Synuefe ruins has been enthusiastically received by the galactic community. Hundreds of independent pilots responded to the appeal, resulting in a massive influx of deliveries to Felice Dock, the campaign's centre of operations.

As the campaign drew to a close, Ram Tah released a brief statement.

"I am hugely grateful to the galactic community for its support. It is my hope that this data will allow us to unlock the monolith network and discover further Guardian sites."

Pilots who contributed to the initiative can now collect their rewards from Felice Dock in the Meene system.

23 Jan 3303
Galactic News: Weekly Economic Report

In this weekly digest the latest GalNet data is compiled to show the economic states for a short list of minor factions and the star systems they inhabit.
The following minor factions are currently enjoying an economic boom:Boom is usually the result of consistent trade profit and completed trade contracts. When a faction experiences a boom, the wealth of the system it controls temporarily increases and trade missions completed in the system have double the effect on influence. The faction's influence may also increase. Booms typically last until they naturally expire.

These minor factions are suffering an economic bust:When a faction experiences a bust, the wealth of the system it controls is temporarily reduced and the faction's influence is temporarily diminished. Trade actions do not contribute to boom while a bust is active. A bust typically has to run its course before ending.
NOTE: Data is correct at time of publishing.

Community goals

Colonia Migration Appeal, January 3303
06 Jan 3303

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


Log 1: Desert Lightning
The Delkar Job Prologue
Log 12 01.23.3303
CMDRS log #006-A
#Colin4Colonia Log 6 - Close Call.

From the past

A football field used by schools surrounding Johnson Space Center in Houston will take on a new name in memory of the astronauts who died in a launch pad fire 50 years ago. Apollo Field joins a number of memorials on and off Earth for the fallen crew.
The first set of images from the GOES-16 satellite have been released by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (N0AA). The geostationary satellite will be used for weather forecasting, severe storm tracking and more.
The title for December's eighth installment of the "Star Wars" episodic series has been announced as "The Last Jedi."
Many meteorites found on Earth are remnants of one titanic solar-system collision that took place more than 460 million years ago. But researchers have found the composition of space rocks before then are quite different than those today.
The book and movie "Hidden Figures" celebrate the contributions of African-American "human computers" who performed mathematical equations and calculations in the early days of the U.S. space program.
Saturn, the ringed planet, will shine like a bright beacon in the pre-dawn sky on Tuesday, Jan. 24.
PBS plans to air at least three unique space-related programs this year, the network announced on Sunday. The shows spotlight August's solar eclipse that will sweep across the United States, the American astronaut who spent a year in space and our species


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Stefan Wul

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Stefan Wul was the nom de plume of French science fiction writer Pierre Pairault (27 March 1922 – 26 November 2003). He was a dental surgeon, but science fiction was his real passion. Most of his books reflect that, showing a deep knowledge of scientific data. Pairault retired from dental surgery in 1989, but remained active in the French science fiction scene.

He published eleven novels between 1956 and 1959 and a twelfth in 1977. One, Le Temple du Passé (1957), was translated into English, as The Temple of the Past in 1973. His fame outside of French-speaking countries is instead due the animated adaptations of two of his novels by René Laloux. Oms en série, which Laloux filmed in 1973, was translated into English in 2010 and published under the film's title, Fantastic Planet.

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