GeneticsThe charter dictates that genetic diversity shall be maintained to the best of their ability, and that a Genetic Record database would be created and referenced to assist in suggesting those matches that would cause the most likely healthy diversity. Beyond that, there would be a handful of genes that would be prioritized and spread through the population to a heavy extent. In particular, the genetic key belonging to Zahra Roydark. The aim is that, beyond these carefully selected traits, that genetic purity would not become an aim, and that the Therrans would not cause problems by too much genetic manipulation.
TechnologyThe charter dictates that the goal of the settlement is to A) excavate and repair the Fergana; B) to develop such technology as might be needed to escape the Gairu-Lexene System; C) adapt and develop whatever technology might be needed to live comfortably on Thaiterra. This is done with the tacit understanding that this will be a multi-generational task, and that while it should be completed with all haste, this will likely not be finished in the lifetime of those who crashed. There will also be some resources devoted to maintaining good relations with and possibly protection from the native populations, named Garruw and Weinadi (also called Wight). There shall also be some effort put into maintaining the satellite system that was launched to examine the phenomenon that caused the Fergana to crash, and hopefully also provide a means of contacting the outside world in the event that a rescue is formed. This last is unlikely, given the amount of time that transpired between the crash and the creation of this document (which already indicates that they do not believe they're leaving any time soon).
Population ControlsWith the ultimate goal being to leave the planet, the ideal situation would be not to leave anyone behind once they depart. As such, the calculated maximum capacity of the Fergana is about 10,000 people (including crew, and accounting for the supplies needed for the two month voyage to inhabited space). With that in mind, the aim is to not exceed this number. However, they don't want to stifle people, and there are also natural disasters and diseases that could wipe out portions of the population. As such, when the 10,000 limit is met, regulations shall be set that a couple will have a boy and a girl, and any children born beyond those two will be deemed "Orphan Scions". For the purposes of accounting, they will not be permitted to leave on the ship and should be prepared to remain on the planet, with the hope that there would be a return, and that they might be retrieved at a later date, or perhaps even form a colony if the local sapient species prove friendly. In the event that one of those initial children dies without having their own two children, one of the Orphans will be adjusted to be one of those departing, as per the records. However, with the ultimate goal being for all of them to leave, these Orphans shall be discouraged from having children, to avoid the population growing out of control.
GovernmentSince we do not anticipate leaving for at least three generations (and perhaps even longer than that, if we cannot determine a way to escape that which caused us to crash), a government shall be formed, designed to operate in perpetuity. The crew badges shall be repurposed as what we will term "Insignia", which will grant them authority over designated elements of society. There are 21 of these, and shall pass from generation to generation as per the directive of the computer, which shall search the population for such criteria as are set by the initial holders of the signum, and which shall develop as needed. An Insignia Council will be formed, with the primary authority being passed from signum to signum, assuming that different people will need to lead in different eras going forward. The idea being that once we take to the stars again, it will be a simple shift from leading those in the Dome to taking control of the ship, once it flies again.
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