Big Bang Burger Bar Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
05 August 2020, 08:57:03 *
 
   Home   Help Latest Posts Calendar Links Login Register  
HHGG Quote:
Who said anything about panicking? This is still culture shock. You wait till I`ve settled down in the situation and found my bearings a bit. Then I`ll start panicking. - Arthur Dent
Pages: 1 ... 70 71 [72]   Go Down
  Print  
Author Topic: Elite: Dangerous Galnet News  (Read 195566 times)
0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.
RSSFeeder
Global Moderator
Deep One
**

Karma: 0
Offline Offline

Posts: 4404



WWW
« Reply #1065 on: 13 January 2020, 15:45:04 »

Thargoid Incursions in Witch Head Enclave

A series of Thargoid incursions into human-occupied Witch Head systems has alarmed the region's colonists. Multiple casualties have been reported, with pilots caught off-guard by the sudden increase in Thargoid ships.

The Thargoids had largely withdrawn from the Witch Head enclave following a heavy defeat in July 3305. Following a significant increase in Thargoid activity, Professor Alba Tesreau of Aegis Research offered the following comments to Vox Galactica:

"Regrettably, the Thargoids were unlikely to surrender this area of space after a single defeat. Humanity may have established the Witch Head enclave, but the Thargoids are clearly still intent on driving us out – particularly with so many barnacle sites in the region."

With starports at considerable risk of assault, local authorities are hopeful that a defence force can be organised soon. A number of independent pilots have already travelled great distances to engage the Thargoid forces.

Kelvin Masters, a regular pundit for the Rewired network, provided this take:

"Those people in the Witch Head are crazy if they thought the Thargoids were just going to roll over like good pups. We're six months down the road from our initial expansion into the sector, and the local factions seem to have forgotten they're living in Thargoid space. There's a little push-and-shove for influence going on, corporations vying for control. What's going to happen in the Witch Head enclave now the Thargoids are back in force?"
Source: Thargoid Incursions in Witch Head Enclave
Logged
RSSFeeder
Global Moderator
Deep One
**

Karma: 0
Offline Offline

Posts: 4404



WWW
« Reply #1066 on: 14 January 2020, 18:45:01 »

Witch Head System Designations Updated

Universal Cartographics has updated the names of fifteen systems in the Witch Head enclave.

Cynthia Sideris, chair of Universal Cartographics, elaborated on the development:

"Last year's colonisation efforts resulted in a number of new settlements in the region, and providing systems with less unwieldy appellations is of great benefit to explorers. For example, 'the Wisanye system' rolls off the tongue much more agreeably than 'the Witch Head Sector FB-X c1-7 system'."

"We are confident that these more personable memorable terms will be welcomed by the Witch Head community."

The Witch Head enclave is currently experiencing a number of Thargoid incursions, prompting local factions to call for assistance.
Source: Witch Head System Designations Updated
Logged
RSSFeeder
Global Moderator
Deep One
**

Karma: 0
Offline Offline

Posts: 4404



WWW
« Reply #1067 on: 09 June 2020, 22:45:02 »

Vitadyne Nanomedicines Reach Galactic Market

The nanomedicines developed in December 3304 by Vitadyne Labs have been approved for distribution to medical facilities across the galaxy.

At the time of Vitadyne's original announcement, the nanomedicines were believed to be mere weeks away from widespread availability. The Interstellar Health Organisation (IHO) had verified the medicine's healing properties, and Vitadyne Labs owner Professor Katrien Rook had been hailed as a genius for spearheading the research and development project.

But some questioned how a relatively small company could produce such advanced drugs – questions that were answered when Pranav Antal announced that the nanomeds were derived from pharmaceuticals developed by the Utopia commune. Responding to accusations of theft, Professor Rook clarified that the original nanomeds had been legally salvaged from the wreckage of a Utopian transport ship.

A lengthy legal battle followed, with Pranav Antal demanding the return of both the original nanomedicines and the Vitadyne derivatives. Vitadyne argued that the derivatives were of great potential benefit to humanity, and should be made available for sale. The IHO eventually ruled in favour of Vitadyne Labs, with the caveat that all distribution be maintained by an established pharmaceutical corporation.

That honour went to the Vandermeer Corporation, which has now established the necessary manufacturing facilities. It has taken a year for all parties to agree on the rigid quality control measures and personnel qualifications required for the production of the nanomedicines.

"I am proud to announce that Vitadyne nanomedicines are now available for distribution from the Kuma system," said Professor Rook at a press conference at Elion Dock. "We have established a fantastic relationship with the Vandermeer team, and we look forward to sharing the fruits of our labour with humanity."
Source: Vitadyne Nanomedicines Reach Galactic Market
Logged
Pages: 1 ... 70 71 [72]   Go Up
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.21 | SMF © 2015, Simple Machines
Privacy Policy
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!
Mimipunk |
Up to 20Mb PlusNet broadband from only £5.99 a month!
| www.iconshock.com icons used contain images by Douglas Adams

Google visited last this page 18 February 2020, 23:31:26