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Darwin Research Facility

Created: 2022-07-05 11:13:03 Last Edited: 2022-07-05 14:35:21
  Submitted by: LCU No Fool Like One
Star System:California Sector BV-Y c7
Coordinates:-342.312 / -219.281 / -952.719
Sol Distance: 1,035.83 ly
Region:Inner Orion Spur
Category:Deep Space Outpost


An asteroid base in the California Nebula, with over 40 surface installations across the system, and Thargoid Barnacles on planet 5.

Notice: This POI shares the same star system with a prior existing entry in the Galactic Mapping Project (GMP). You can visit the original entry using the link below:

    Darwin Research Facility (deepSpaceOutpost), California Sector BV-Y c7


The Darwin Research Facility asteroid base was established on the 11th April 3303 by the Alliance in the California Nebula.

Darwin Base

Up until 3304 the system had been controlled by the Turner Research Group, then the Allied Order of Exemplars quickly took over in January that year. The two factions would vie for control for two years, but from 3306, the Order have established stability with no serious challenges to their rule.

The Allied Order of Exemplars is a multi-faith organisation specialising in human enhancement, parapsychological research and humanitarian aid. The members of this secretive organisation are bound by oath to be accountable by law and liberty in both thought and action.

Since the theocracy took over, the system has built over 44 surface installations in industries ranging from mining, agriculture, biotechnology and even leisure. On occasion ground conflicts arise around the different leisure facilities.

A damaged Samson class bulk cargo ship, AK-302, can be found here: it was attacked by pirates, and is now stranded in orbit above the first planet.

Samson Class

The fifth planet has 13 Thargoid barnacle sites.


ID64 Address:2007460844050
EDSM ID:1314476

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Nearest Neighbors:

 POI Name  Distance  Rating   System 
[GMP] Darwin Research Faci...  0.00  N/A  California Sector... 
[GMP] California Nebula  27.08  N/A  California Sector... 
[GMP] Barnacle Sites ‑ Cal...  27.08  N/A  California Sector... 
[GMP] Mic Turner Research ...  45.31  N/A  California Sector... 
Mic Turner Research Base  45.31  4.56  California Sector... 
Mahon Research Base  101.24  3.21  HIP 18077 
[GMP] Mahon Research Base  101.25  N/A  HIP 18077 
[GMP] Ring Mine  167.08  N/A  2MASS J03291977+3... 

Carriers Last Seen in this System:

 Callsign   Name  Date 
X8M‑T7B  FCS KOROLEV  2023‑05‑24 20:05:01 
T9T‑36B  AOE GHOST RIDER  2023‑05‑15 20:16:10 
T9T‑72F  AOE LADY OF THE LAKE  2023‑05‑15 20:12:33 
T9Q‑2XG  AOE TEMPLE MEDICAL  2023‑03‑26 23:51:41 
JNH‑28K  AOE EXCALIBUR  2022‑11‑27 16:02:58 
JNB‑GKQ  AOE STORMRIDER  2022‑11‑18 16:44:09 
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