A portrait of Dominika Kirilisav in her Service Dress Uniform, with the unit patch of the ACV Esther IV's bridge crew.
The Jameson Expeditionary Fleet makes first contact with an alien race identifying themselves as the Dovolish and members of the Varkesh, using an 'old Earth dialect' later identified as English. Tentative communications begin.
The Sol Empire's Larigo Expedition makes first contact with the Republic of Sion's Katar Tribe.
First contact between the United Arshan Federation and the Republic of Sion.