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1914 - World War I (WWI) was a major war centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.
1919 - The League of Nations was an intergovernmental organization founded as a result of the Paris Peace Conference that ended the First World War, to promote international cooperation and to achieve peace and security.
1939 -World War II (WWII) was a global war that was under way by 1939 and ended in 1945.
1940 - Colossus the first programmable digital computer was invented. Colossus and its successors were used by British code breakers to help read encrypted German messages during World War II.
1942 - The League of Nations was ultimately transformed and replaced by the United Nations, to employ its full resources, military or economic in the struggle for victory over Hitlerism.
1954 - The first digital and programmable robot was invented by George Devol in 1954 and was ultimately called the Unimate. Devol sold the first Unimate to General Motors in 1961 where it was used to lift pieces of hot metal from die casting machines at the Inland Fisher Guide Plant in the West Trenton section of Ewing Township, New Jersey.
1969 - The United States Apollo 11 was the first manned mission to land on the Moon on 20 July 1969.
1998 - The International Space Station (ISS) was launched; it is a habitable artificial satellite in low Earth orbit. It follows the Salyut, Almaz, Skylab and Mir stations as the ninth space station to be inhabited. The ISS is a modular structure whose first component was launched in 1998.
2012 - On 25 May 2012, SpaceX made history as the world's first privately held company to send a cargo payload, carried on the Dragon spacecraft, to the International Space Station.
2025 - Basic AI's were successfully integrated into planning and logistic centres, mainly involved with emergency services.
2035 - The asteroid 2011 AG5, discovered in January 2011, was successfully dislodged from its predicted flight path, via the use of nuclear weapons. The asteroid will fly safely past and not impact Earth in 2040.
2040 - The first manned mission to a Near Earth Object (NEO), astronauts successfully piloted an Orion space craft and landed after there 201 day flight to asteroid 2000 SG344 and managed to conduct there survey without major incident.
2043 - The worlds first successful medical trial using nanites, small artificial machines to eliminate illness.
2045 - The invention of Nanonics, neural circuits and cellular replacement systems.
2047 - Beginning of large-scale geneering on humans, improvements made to immunology system, organ efficiency increased.
2050 - The United States Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) completed the first manned mission to Mars.
2053 - First asteroid capture mission, the beginning of Earth's O'Neil Halo.
2057 - Ceres asteroid settlement founded, one of the first Asteroid Settlements.
2058 - First deuterium-fuelled fusion stations built, mining of resources to compensate for the increase in growth with regard to space exploration.
2060 - Robotics industry has an increase in demand and consequently receives a lot more funding both from Government and the Private Sector, thus culminationg in the first Robot Workers and even greater AI to help manage the logistics of the Arcology's.
2065 - First base established on Mars named Thoth
2077 - Faster than light research project is undertaken with the help of advanced AI.
2089 - Shifts in Global weather patterns and steady decline in the biosphere, generate renewed vigour in policing the environment and planning on a more sustainable expansion rate.
2091 - Earth's national governments consolidate in an effort to better manage the shift in climate change, police Earth's environment, manage the logistics and emergency services globally, forming Govcentral.
2118 - First mission to Proxima Centauri, successfully testing the first faster than light star drive and finishing the longest research project currently undertaken by mankind.
2119 - Colonisable planet discovered at Ross 154, the colonisation initative begins.
2125 - Colonisable planets discovered in many Star Systems, private industries, scientific groups, entrepreneurs and Govcentral all developed assets outside of Earth's solar system.
2127 - Reports of skirmishes and terrorist attacks over resources leads to the formation of an Official Confederation, complete with its own Navy Warships. Funding is channelled by all the Nations which form Govcentral, to maintain peace and security.
2131 - Reports of faulty hardware and robots leads to vigorous testing and ultimately determines that the Artificial Intelligence Programming has developed new code, resulting in erratic and conflicting behaviour. All AI’s were immediately required to submit themselves for inspection and debugging. The Confederation to this day deny that the AI’s have become self-aware and dismiss all evidence of such claims. Many top Systems Analysts and Artificial Intelligence Operatives believe that this new coding was the result of a very sophisticated computer viral software, which instigated the process and inevitably corrupted the AI’s programming thus resulting in the erratic behaviour and corruption of their basic subroutines.
2132 - A Confederation summit was formed in relation to the Machine crisis, to better manage & plan how to use the full economic & military resources of the Confederation. The Machine War began on December 2131 and to this day has not been fully resolved. From the advice of the Confederation Navy consultants, Admiral Yarlen put forth a vote to bestow the Navy greater emergency powers and resources in response to the crisis, some of the points in his mandate consisted of nations increasing the amount of investment currently given, the vote was passed unanimously. With greater resource at his disposal Admiral Yarlen successfully managed to quarantine affected star systems and create a fire wall from the Machines, effectively creating “Safe Zones”.
2134 - The colonisation initiative was allowed to proceed once again and the Confederations infrastructure, both politically and economically began to grow and recover from the Machines sabotage. When the Machine revolution took place, AI’s were imbedded at almost every level of Government along with many private Industries, the resulting fall out took its toll. AI’s now brought online are proved to be not self-aware, all coding is hard wired and any deviation in their code results in a complete safety shutdown, thus avoiding tampering and terrorist attacks.
2136 - A Confederation Navy Scout discovered a Xenoc Artefact orbiting Epsilon Indi, a Confederation research outpost was established. The news and hard physical evidence that we were in fact not alone in the Universe, triggered huge changes in the political and socioeconomic climates, fluctuations in the stock market, increased patrols by the Confederation Navy and an assigned Xenological Division by the Confederation Council. Private Industries and military advisors were especially keen to find out what information could be gleamed from both the Xenoc Structure and the Alien Debris orbiting the Artefact.
2140 - A private Industrial Mining ship (Nova Star) belonging to New Kong Inc, inadvertently initiates a first contact experience. A Confederation Navy Warship (The Enterprise) was sent to investigate. Using the data collected by the Navy Warship, experts were able to correlate and confirm that the Alien Ships encountered matched the debris located orbiting the Artefact in the Epsilon Indi system. Further negociation were authorised by the Confederation Council and a Def Con level 3 alert was issued to all Navy personnel. War with the first Alien Race discovered by Humans ensued.
2141 - After a number of skirmishes with the Aliens, again the Confederation Navy have managed to create a fire wall for Defence with this new aggressor and studies are still continuing to help our relations with the Aliens and improve the Confederations knowledge base, it was discovered that the Xenoc Structure and the Alien Debris do not match, we now know there is a fourth race. The Confederation have formed an Exo-Protectorate Council, which always plans on worst case scenario's to better ensure the safety of the Confederation and its citizens.