NewHopeMUSH Timeline

Note: NewHopeMUSH operates on an alternate timeline. This timeline diverts from established canon lore, and some things may differ slightly or completely from the established lore.

Also, it should be noted that some of what is listed here is not known at all in the IC world, classified, or only known by a few people. As such, only roleplay knowing what your character would logically know for his station (EG: A civilian would not know everything a Captain in Starfleet would).

The “BC’s”

The Big Bang
Quinn hides in the big bang to avoid discovery by Q.
c. 6 billion years ago
The Guardian of Forever is formed.
c. 4 billion years ago
A humanoid civilization seeds the oceans of many planets with genetic material, which would lead to the development of humanoids on many planets.
c. 65 to 100 million years ago
The dinosaurs (the Voth civilization) from the episode “Distant Origin” are most likely descendants of Hadrosaurids who lived in the Cretaceous period of Earth’s history.
c. 1 million years ago
Sargon’s people explore the galaxy and colonize various planets, possibly including Vulcan.
c. 600,000 years ago
The Tkon Empire, an interstellar state consisting of dozens of star systems in the Alpha Quadrant, becomes extinct.
c. 200,000 years ago
The Iconian civilization is destroyed.
c. 8,000 BC
The Dominion may have been founded in the Gamma Quadrant by the shapeshifting race known as the Changelings around this time, possibly in a different form than is known in the modern timeline.
c. 2700 BC
A group of extraterrestrial beings landed on Earth and was eventually known as the Greek gods established in the episode “Who Mourns for Adonais?”.

1st millennium

c. 4th century
The Vulcan Time of Awakening. In the midst of horrific wars on Vulcan, the philosopher Surak leads his people, teaching them to embrace logic and suppress all emotion.
The Dominion may have been founded in the Gamma Quadrant by the shapeshifting race known as the Changelings around this time.
c. 9th century
Kahless the Unforgettable unites the Klingons by defeating the tyrant Molor in battle, and provides his people with teachings based on a philosophy of honor

Pre-20th century

c. 1570
The ancient Bajorans use solar sail ships to explore their star system, and at least one reaches Cardassia.
18th century
The Suliban homeworld becomes uninhabitable. (“Detained” (ENT))
The Preservers transport various Native Americans to a far-away planet.
c. 1864
The Skagarans abduct humans for use as slaves in their colony world. (as referred to in Enterprise Season 3: North Star)
c. 1871
The Cardassian Union is established.
1888
August 31 – Jack the Ripper’s first victim is found murdered and mutilated in East London. (as referred to in Star Trek: The Original Series Season 2: Wolf in the Fold)
c. 1893
“Time’s Arrow” (TNG)

20th century

1930
“The City on the Edge of Forever” (TOS)
February 18 – Pluto discovered by Clyde Tombaugh.
1937
Several hundred humans are secretly abducted by aliens and brought to the Delta Quadrant. Six are cryogenically frozen, including long-lost pilot Amelia Earhart. “The 37’s” (VOY)
1944
“Storm Front” (ENT)
1947
Three Ferengi (Quark, Rom, and Nog) crash land in the New Mexico desert, and are held by the U.S. government at a secret base for scientific study. “Little Green Men” (DS9)
1957
A Vulcan scout ship visits Earth, according to a story told to T’Pol by her great-great-grandmother. “Carbon Creek” (ENT)
1967
Captain Braxton’s 29th century Federation timeship Aeon crashlands on Earth. “Future’s End” (Voyager)
January 27 – A launch pad fire during Apollo program tests at Cape Canaveral, Florida, kills astronauts Virgil “Gus” Grissom, Edward H. White II, and Roger B. Chafee.
1968
“Assignment: Earth” (TOS)
1969
“Tomorrow Is Yesterday” (TOS)
1971
January 31 – Apollo 14 departs for the moon.
1974
March 29 – The unmanned U.S. space probe Mariner 10 becomes the first spacecraft to visit the planet Mercury, sending back close-up images of a celestial body usually obscured because of its proximity to the sun.
1980
September 22 – Midtown Stabber kills his first victim in Buffalo, New York, United States. (as referred to in Star Trek: The Original Series Season 2: Wolf in the Fold)
1986 –
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
December 23 – The experimental aircraft Voyager lands at Edwards Air Force Base in California, completing the first nonstop flight around the globe on one load of fuel.
1992
The Eugenics Wars begin.
1996
The Eugenics Wars end.
“Future’s End” (VOY)
1999
Voyager 6 is launched

21st century

2000
The past events of “11:59” (VOY).
2002
The interstellar probe Nomad is launched.
2003
February 1 – The space shuttle Columbia breaks up while entering the atmosphere over Texas killing all seven crew members.
2004
The past events of “Carpenter Street” (ENT).
2009
The first successful Earth-Saturn probe takes place.
2012
The world’s first self-sustaining civic environment, Millennium Gate, which became the model for the first habitat on Mars, completed in Portage Creek, Indiana. (“11:59”, Voyager)
2018
Sleeper ships are made obsolete.
2024
A united Ireland is achieved by republican terrorists (TNG “The High Ground”)
The past events of “Past Tense” (DS9). Namely the “Bell Riots”.
2026
Rising from the ashes of the Eugenics Wars of the mid-1990s, the era of World War III was a period of global conflict on Earth that eventually escalated into a nuclear cataclysm and genocidal war over issues including genetic manipulation and Human genome enhancement.
2032
Ares IV, a manned mission to Mars is launched.
Zefram Cochrane is born
2037
The spaceship Charybdis makes an attempt to leave the solar system.
2053
World War III ends and Earth is left devastated, mostly because of nuclear warfare. Scientific advancement continues, however.
2063
The past events of Star Trek: First Contact. Zefram Cochrane makes the first human warp flight with the Phoenix. This attracts the Vulcans and they make first contact with humans.
c. 2065
The SS Valiant is launched.
2067
The unmanned interstellar warp probe Friendship 1 is launched
2069
The colony ship SS Conestoga is launched. It would found the Terra Nova colony.
2079
Earth begins to recover from its nuclear war. The recovery is aided and partially organized by a newly established political entity called the European Hegemony.
2088
T’Pol is born

22nd century

2103
Earth colonizes Mars
2111
Jonathan Archer is born in upstate New York on Earth.
2119
Zefram Cochrane, who now is residing on Alpha Centauri, sets off for parts unknown and disappears. Some thought he was testing a new engine. After an exhaustive search, it is believed that Cochrane has died. He becomes one of the most famous missing people in history.
2129
Hoshi Sato is born.
2142
Warp 2 Barrier broken by Commander Robinson in NX Alpha and Warp 2.5 achieved by Commander Archer in NX Beta
2145
Warp 3 Broken by Commander Duvall in NX Delta
2150
Keel laid for Enterprise (NX-01)
2151–2155
The events of Star Trek: Enterprise take place.
2156–2160
The Earth-Romulan War is fought between United Earth and its allies, and the Romulan Star Empire. The war ends in a stalemate though the Romulans are defeated at the Battle of Cheron. The Romulan Neutral Zone is established.
2161
The United Federation of Planets is founded by Earth, Tellar, Andoria, and Vulcan.
2165
Sarek, Federation diplomat and father of Spock, is born on Vulcan.
2160s to 2196
The Daedalus class starship is active.

23rd century

2222
Montgomery Scott is born in Scotland.
2223
A Federation scientist to develop experimental platforms, which would, if successful, have allow starbases, planets, ships, and whole civilizations to live off the energy from a solver system’s sun. In theory, it could provide limitless energy.
2227
Leonard McCoy is born in Georgia, North America on Earth.
2230
Spock, the son of Sarek and the human Amanda Grayson, is born on Vulcan.
Hikaru Sulu is born in San Francisco, North America on Earth.
2233
James T. Kirk is born in Riverside, Iowa on Earth
2239
Nyota Uhura is born in the United States of Africa.
2243
The first, and only, major-scale test of the solar platforms failed spectacularly and nearly destroyed a solar system as well.
2245–2250
The USS Enterprise, a Constitution class vessel is launched under the command of Robert April, on a five-year mission of exploration.
2245
Pavel Chekov is born to Russian parents.
2250
After a refit, the USS Enterprise (NCC-1701) is launched on a second five-year mission under Captain Christopher Pike.
2254
The events of “The Cage”.
2261–2264
The USS Enterprise (NCC-1701) undergoes a major refit, increasing its crew complement from 203 to 430.
2263
Boothby, groundskeeper and counselor at Starfleet Academy, is born.
2265–2270
James T. Kirk is captain of the starship Enterprise on a historic five-year mission.
2265
The events of “Where No Man Has Gone Before”.
2266–2269
The events of Star Trek: The Original Series take place.
2269-2270
The events of Star Trek: The Animated Series take place.
2270
The USS Enterprise (NCC-1701) returns from its five-year mission under the command of Captain James T. Kirk and enters major refit while Kirk is promoted to Admiral at Starfleet Command.
2273–2278
The events of Star Trek: The Motion Picture.
The upgraded USS Enterprise (NCC-1701) embarks on a five-year mission under the command of Admiral James T. Kirk.
2279
Around this time the USS Enterprise (NCC-1701) is retired from active duty and assigned as a training vessel in orbit of Earth.
2285
The events of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.
The events of Star Trek III: The Search for Spock. The USS Enterprise (NCC-1701) is destroyed to prevent it from falling into Klingon hands.
2286
The events of Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home.
The newly refit USS Yorktown (NCC-1704) is renamed the USS Enterprise (NCC-1701-A) and is launched on its maiden voyage.
2287
The events of Star Trek V: The Final Frontier. (Note that this film apparently takes place soon after the events of the fourth film, as evidenced by Scotty’s complaints about repairing the ship after its shakedown cruise, which was depicted at the end of Star Trek IV. Star Trek V would then take place in early 2287, with the events of Star Trek IV spanning most of 2286, with several months passing after Kirk’s return to the future to account for the preparation of the Enterprise-A and Gillian’s training for her space assignment.)
2293
The events of Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country. The Enterprise-A is slated to be decommissioned shortly afterwards.
The opening events of Star Trek Generations. The USS Enterprise (NCC-1701-B) is launched under the command of John Harriman. James Kirk is presumed killed.

24th century

2305
Jean-Luc Picard is born in LaBarre, France on Earth.
2311
The Tomed Incident.
2324
Beverly Howard is born in Copernicus City, Luna.
2332
Benjamin L. Sisko is born in New Orleans, Louisiana on Earth.
2333
Jean-Luc Picard becomes captain of the USS Stargazer.
2335
Geordi La Forge is born in the African Federation, Earth.
William T. Riker is born in Valdez, Alaska on Earth.
2336
Deanna Troi is born on Betazed.
Kathryn Janeway is born in Bloomington, Indiana on Earth.
2337
Tasha Yar is born in a failed Federation colony on Turkana IV.
2340
Worf, son of Mogh, is born on the Klingon homeworld, Qo’noS.
2341
Julian Bashir is born.
2343
The Galaxy class development project is officially given the greenlight by Starfleet Command.
2344
The Enterprise-C, under the command of Captain Rachel Garrett, is destroyed defending a Klingon settlement on Narendra III under attack from Romulans.
Due to the Enterprise-C’s sacrifice, a new era of more open communication begins between the Federation and the Klingon Empire, leading to a formalized alliance.
2346
Neil Clayton is born on Betazed, to two Betazoid parents.
Worf’s parents are killed by Romulans in the Khitomer massacre. Worf (age 6) is adopted by human parents.
2349
Annika Hansen is born in Tendara Colony, to Magnus and Erin Hansen.
2355
Magnus, Erin, and Annika Hansen are assimilated by the Borg while on a research mission in the Delta quadrant.
2357
Worf is the first Klingon to enter Starfleet Academy.
USS Galaxy (NX-70637), the prototype Galaxy class is launched.
2362-2366
Neil Clayton attends Starfleet Academy. He participates in the wrestling team, swordsman club, and advanced piloting courses.
2362
On Neil Clayton’s sixteen birthday, he takes the Starfleet Academy entrance exam and passes. He immediately enlists in Starfleet.
2363
USS Enterprise (NCC-1701-D), the third Galaxy class starship (Following the Galaxy and Yamato) is launched from the Utopia Planitia shipyards in Mars orbit (under the command of Jean-Luc Picard), and becomes the Federation’s new flagship.
2364–2370
The events of Star Trek: The Next Generation.
2366
At age twenty, Neil Clayton graduates Starfleet Academy with honors. He majored in Engineering, with minors in Advanced Theoretical Physics, Astrophysics, and probability mechanics.
Mid August: Ensign Neil Clayton begins attending the Starfleet Command School, under the advisement of one of his teachers.
2367
The Borg assimilate Captain Jean-Luc Picard – the Battle of Wolf 359 is fought 7.7 light years from Earth in Sector 001. The battle results in the loss of 39 Starfleet vessels and over 11,000 lives; the Borg continue to Earth. Picard is rescued and the Borg cube is destroyed via the actions of the crew of the Enterprise-D.
2369–2375
The events of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.
2371
Ensign Neil Clayton, age 25, graduates from Starfleet Command School and is scheduled to begin assignment on The USS Enterprise (NCC-1701-D), once it completes its mission.
The events of Star Trek Generations. The USS Enterprise (NCC-1701-D) is destroyed – the stardrive section by a warp core breach; the saucer section containing the crew makes a forced landing on Veridian III. The ship is subsequently declared a total loss. James T. Kirk reappears from the temporal continuum in which he had been since his disappearance in 2293; Kirk is killed on Veridian III.
Ensign Neil Clayton is issued a temporary assignment in the engineering department of the USS Storm, in order to gain field experience and first-hand knowledge of the field.
2371–2378
The events of Star Trek: Voyager.
“Caretaker”: the USS Voyager is stranded in the Delta Quadrant.
2372
Sovereign-class USS Enterprise (NCC-1701-E) launched under the command of Captain Jean-Luc Picard.
Ensign Neil Clayton, age 26, begins assignment on the Sovereign-class USS Enterprise (NCC-1701-E), within the Engineering department.
2373
The events of Star Trek: First Contact.
Ensign Neil Clayton is reassigned to the USS Nomad-B, due to mass reassignments because of the Dominion War. At age 27, he is given a field promotion of LTjg, due to him being the most-experienced Engineering officer on the USS Nomad-B.
2373–2375
The Dominion War is fought. After devastating losses on both sides, The Dominion surrenders to the Federation. With the Klingon military in ruins, and the Cardassian Union shattered, The Federation and Romulan Empire emerge from the conflict as the only major powers with the influence to affect Alpha Quadrant politics.
2374
During an attack run, LTjg Clayton contains and is caught in an explosion within Main Engineering of the USS. Nomad-B, while saving the lives of several other engineers and crewman.
2375
At age 29, LTjg Clayton is promoted to LT and given a position of Chief Engineer of the USS. Nomad-B.
The events of Star Trek: Insurrection. Dialogue in this film and in the DS9 finale “What You Leave Behind” place the chronology of this film as during that episode, after the final battle of the war but before the treaty signing ceremony. Most notable in the film is Worf’s ability to leave the station to join the Enterprise, as well as a line about Federation diplomats being involved in Dominion negotiations, and the Federation’s willingness to work with the Son’a, who are established as a Dominion ally during the war.
2377
LT Clayton, age 31, is promoted to the rank of LTCDR, while remaining as the Chief Engineer of the USS. Nomad-B.
2378
With the help of a future Admiral Janeway, the USS Voyager returns to the Alpha Quadrant. (“Endgame”)
LTCDR Clayton receives reassignment orders for a special research assignment on a classified project.
The Federation begins classified research into the possibility of designing their own Mobile Emitter, slipstream drive, along with transphasic torpedoes, and other possible technologies.
2379
The events of Star Trek: Nemesis, resulting in the death of Lieutenant Commander Data.
Discovery of previously unknown Android named “B-4”, a prototype android similar in design to Lt. Commander Data but has a notably less advanced Positronic Network.
2381
At age 35, after three years of working on the classified research project, LTCDR Clayton is promoted to CMDR and given the assignment of running the research projects.
The first test of the slipstream drive fails. Four casualties with five in critical care.
The research project is able to backwards engineer seven prototypes of the transphasic torpedoes.
A research scientist decides to experiment with the old solar platform plans. These platforms, instead of collecting energy from the sun, collect and recycle the energy from the planet and the starbase proper, moving the energy seamlessly back and forth, providing a symbolic relationship between the planet and Starbase 900, presenting the Starbase, the platforms, and the surface units with near-limitless energy.
2382
Four years after the classified research, Starfleet finishes developing mobile holographic emitters. Tentative plans are made to begin releasing them to various flag ships within five years.
The second test of the slipstream drive also fails but shows the need for better shielding. CMDR Clayton comes up with the idea for using transphasic shielding in order to better shield from the phase variance and radiation.
2383
Further tests prove that the slipstream drive must be larger in these inital stages. The plans for Starbase 900 go into production.
Initial tests of transphasic shielding prove a rounding success.
Numerous prototypes of transphasic torpedoes prove to be a success, and after further extensive testing, they are pronounced ready.
2384
Construction begins of the first archetype of Starbase 900. The first archetype has 200 decks, due to the size of the slipstream drive.
Transphasic shielding is continued to be tested.
The transphasic torpedoes are moved out of prototype stage and begin mass production for Starbase 900.
2385
Transphasic shielding is perfected and installed around the slipstream drive.
Further tests of the slipstream drive prove that, for the drive to be safe in a smaller form, a new type of ship must be designed to specifically house the slipstream drive. The design process of the Herald Class begins.
2386
Construction of the first archetype of Starbase 900 is completed. It is tested and refitted accordingly.
Transphasic torpedoes are installed on Starbase 900.
Transphasic shielding, although previously already around the slipstream drive, is installed around Starbase 900 itself.
CMDR Clayton, age 40, is promoted to CAPT and given command over Starbase 900, while still being kept in charge of the classified research project.
The first ship of the Herald Class, The USS Harbinger, begins contruction.
2387
January: A supernova threatens to destroy Romulus, and Spock requests aide from the Federation, in order to stop it.
March: The federation approves tentative plans to allow the just-finished Starbase 900 to use its experimental transphasic shields to protect and shield Romulus.
April: Starbase 900, under the command of Captain Neil Clayton, age 44, arrives at Romulus.
May: Starbase 900 is successful in its aid and Romulus is spared, saving the entire Romulan race.
June: Captain Neil Clayton returns Starbase 900 to its secret base of operations, in the Beta quadrant.
2388
The construction of the USS Harbinger is completed.
Mid-June: A Romulan ambassador requests that a party, under the command of Captain Clayton, along with Worf, serving as Klingon Ambassador, with mediation by Ambassador Spock, attend a summit on Romulus.
From Mid-July to Late- September: Conferences take place on Romulus to discuss the Federation’s new technology. During this summit, certain concessions are granted:
0. A three-way mission to the Delta Quadrant is planned, with the Federation being nominated to head it.
1. The Federation will share the Slipstream technology with the Klingons and Romulans, once fully tested and proven safe, in
order to maintain the balance of power within the Alpha Quadrant.
2. The Federation is allowed immediate access to and design specifications of standard and phase-shifting cloaks for the
purposes of creation and implementation for a multitude of uses. The ban on Federation cloaking devices is lifted.
3. A formal statement of intention of alliance is drafted and signed by all parties, to be ratified in the near future.
4. On the condition that the formal three-way alliance passes, the Romulan Star Empire and Klingon Empire will be allowed and given quarters and embassies on Starbase 900, when the Delta Quadrant mission is launched.
5. The Klingon Empire requests to be part of the security teams during the Starbase 900 mission.
6. Both The Romulan Star Empire and Klingon Empire request separate colonization rights within the Delta Quadrant.
7. The Romulan Star Empire, Klingon Empire, and The Federation, are to immediately exchange temporary ambassadors upon completion of the summit, until such time as a formal ambassador is set or the point becomes moot.
2389-2414
Due to the ban of Federation cloaks being lifted, federation engineers begin making massive modifications to vessel plans and most Federation military vessels have full cloaking ability by 2414.
2389-2427
Multiple Herald-Class ships are constructed for constant travel between the Alpha and Delta Quadrants.
2389
The mobile emitters are released to all flag ships. Each flag ship is given one mobile emitter, including The Enterprise.
Starbase 900 is set for a complete overhaul, to install various technologies (cloaking devices, etc). The first archetype is recycled for parts.
The USS. Harbinger is also set for a refit, but not as major as Starbase 900’s.
2390
The energy collection and recycling platforms prove successful after a multitude of tests. Mass construction begins immediately.
2391
Plans for two more types of vessels are proposed: The Penniless Merchant Ship and the Tondreau Shuttlecraft. Both are approved wholeheartedly and construction plans move forward.
2391-2427
Multiple Penniless-Class and Tondreau-Class vessels are constructed for their respective intended uses.
2395
The USS. Harbinger is finished its refit.
The “Future” in the Star Trek: The Next Generation series finale (“All Good Things…”)
2396
A formal alliance is signed between The Federation, The Klingon Empire, and The Romulan Star Empire. This is possible due in no small part of the Federation and Spock’s assistance in saving Romulus.
Due to a formal alliance between the United Federation of Planets, Romulan Star Empire, and the Klingon Empire, the Neutral Zone is abolished. The space that was the neutral zone remains unclaimed, guarded by the three super powers, for purposes of scientific cooperation and study. No colonization is to take place there, however, all three super powers of the alliance may travel through the region of space.
2399
The construction of second (and current) Starbase 900 is completed. It is now 100 decks with more features and fire power.
2410
Captain Clayton, age 64, is promoted to full Admiral in preparation of for the Delta Quadrant mission. The experimental, classified, research division is handed over to another CO.
2414
Due to the ban of Federation cloaks being lifted in 2388, most Federation military vessels have full cloaking ability by 2414.
2418
Starbase 900, under the command of Admiral Neil Clayton, along with its support and defense ships, is launched towards the Delta Quadrant.
2420
Due to the amount of ships and defense patterns, along with a full shakedown being required, Starbase 900 arrives over an M-Class Planet, named Tast by Starfleet, and begin colonization and claiming procedures.
2420-2428
Establishment of the Starbase 900 and claim over the unclaimed solar system is completed under the command of Admiral Clayton, age 82 as of 2428, along with meeting with the nearby Ocampans and other friendly races.
2424
The second wave of Starfleet staff arrive on Starbase 900, someone of the first wave opt to remain, while the others of the first wave return home.
2428
The first Alpha Quadrant civilians and third wave of Starfleet staff begin arriving, replacing the other personnel to relieve the stress of being so far from home.

* The timeline may change at any time with no notice. Please remember that NewHopeMUSH operates within an Alternate Universe to both the original timeline and the new movies timeline.

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