Galnet news

23 Aug 3303
Powerplay: Incoming Update

At 7.00 am tomorrow morning (GMT), the monitoring of powers' activities will go offline for a short period while the latest data is assembled. Pilots who operate for one of the powers should deliver any cargo or vouchers before this time to ensure their activities are registered.

23 Aug 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.

22 Aug 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:
  • Dragons of HIP 1914 | HIP 1914
  • Morgor Crimson PIrates | Morgor
  • Zeus Bureau | Zeus
  • United Wat Yu Confederacy | Wat Yu
  • Alliance of HIP 13269 | HIP 13269
  • Crimson Major Incorporated |
  • Uniting Kupole |
  • Gold Netcoms Limited | Harpakhe
  • Traditional Hehe Flag |
  • Gendini Incorporated |
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:
  • Orrere Ring | Orrere
  • Uszaa Society | Uszaa
  • Green Party of Lung | Lung
  • Ovid Democrats | Ovid
  • Republic Party of Thraskias | Thraskias
  • Friends of HIP 20441 |
  • Chaimal Jet Public Services |
  • Autocracy of HR 5307 | HR 5307
  • HIP 24655 allied |
  • Monarchy of HIP 24655 |
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.

21 Aug 3303
Community Goal: Total Eclipse

The Kpelidoog Empire Assembly, an Imperial organisation based in the Kpelidoog system, has announced plans to build a new Wells-class Carrier to support astronomical research.

In a statement, a spokesperson for the organisation said:

"Many of the galaxy's scientific groups are currently focused on the Thargoids, but we think it's important to keep an eye the bigger picture. Once complete, this new ship will gather data on stellar bodies and unusual celestial phenomena."

The Kpelidoog Empire Assembly has placed an open order for titanium, semiconductors and power generators for use in the construction, and has promised to reward pilots who deliver these commodities to Hipparchus Terminal in the Kpelidoog system.

The spokesperson went on to say:

"The success of this initiative depends largely on the support of the galactic community. That's why we've decided to incorporate the name of the pilot who makes the largest contribution into the name of the new vessel."

The campaign begins on the 21st of August 3303 and will run until the 24th of August 3303. If the final target is met earlier than planned, the campaign will end immediately.

Community goals

Total Eclipse (Special CG)
21 Aug 3303

Kpelidoog [Hipparchus Terminal]
Earn rewards by delivering Titanium, Semiconductors and Power Generators
Restoring Order in Kaal (Bounty Hunting)
17 Aug 3303

Kaal [Vercors Station]
Hand in Bounty Vouchers


23 Aug 3303
23-Aug-17. Research about aliens
23 Aug 3303
Personal Log, 23 August 3303
23 Aug 3303
Entry 74 - 08.22.3303
Nvaiiji Scyjosin
6 Nebulas Today, On A Roll!
I'm an Idiot
Rex "Deadeye" Snipes
21 Aug 3303
Titan of Industry

From the past

Forty years ago, NASA launched two robotic explorers on a mission to travel farther than any craft had gone before, and today, they continue to be our most distant emissaries.
As NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson prepares to return to Earth after a record-shattering stay aboard the International Space Station, the storytelling platform Makers is honoring her achievements by inaugurating her into a select group of trailblazing women
A strange dead star may be the surviving remnant of what essentially was a miniature supernova, a new study finds.
"Diamond rain" that may shower through the layers of Neptune and Uranus has been created in a laboratory for the first time, according to a new study.
A new photo of the red "supergiant" Antares is the best ever captured of a star other than the sun, researchers said.
Helios Wire, a satellite-enabled Internet of Things startup led by former UrtheCast founder and chief executive Scott Larson, announced Aug. 21 that it closed a $4 million funding round.
Museum experts criticized Ray Bradbury's rejected planetarium script, written in 1981 for the National Air and Space Museum, for its unscientific and overly poetic language.


Clarence Birdseye

Related stations: Birdseye Port (Alicarl), Birdseye Enterprise (Heveri), Birdseye Survey (Cephei Sector FG-Y d71), Birdseye Dock (Chique), Birdseye Port (HIP 30733), Birdseye Terminal (LHS 112), Birdseye Relay (LTT 5259), Birdseye Silo (HIP 100233), Birdseye Platform (Sak Nicopa), Birdseye Colony (Akbulun)

Clarence Frank Birdseye II (December 9, 1886 – October 7, 1956) was an American inventor, entrepreneur, and naturalist, and is considered to be the founder of the modern frozen food industry.

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