I have a new job! I am now a prospector for the Rock Research Ring.
How does it work? Well basically you fly into asteroid belts and planetary rings and determine what materials can be gathered there. I was drawn to this job by reading the local bulletin board at Jaques Station. The job does not pay well, but you are allowed to sell all materials mined during the prospecting operation, and that
can make you quite the profit
With my first million I outfitted an Adder for scouting the area, and with the money I made from that (and doing some missions for Explorer's Nation) I was able to buy myself a used Type-6 (well, it is very hard to get anything really new around here at Colonia...).
I have not been able to find a proper name for the Type-6. The other two ships have been named: The Sidewinder is called SPIN, the Adder is flying under the name SCOUT, but I still have to figure out what to call the Type-6 (but don't worry, I will think of something).
Life, so far, is good in Colonia. I had a little trouble with pirates, but nothing that could not be dealt with or be run away from. The insurance company should be happy with me