In 2043 the USA built a base on the moon in the next 20 years thier economy faultered and they became more agressive to the other powers this led to world war three when the dust settle China and India had formed a Alliance Africa was on it way to becoming one Nation as most of the battle were thought on African soil over African resources. The Euro Union disintergrated and broke up into lots of Smaller countries with the UK and Germany breaking up totaly . The USA Is no more Mexico invade from te south China from the west and Canada from thr north what remained not under thier control was spit up into smaller countries by treaty. the biggest Surprie wa that No Nukes were used.
By 2163 Mankind had colenised The Solor system and sent out Hugh Colony ships with thier crews in Cryo to seek out inhabited worlds . On March 2nd 2164 a anonamly was detected near pluto a joint fleet was put together to investigate with a mix of Navy ships and private research Vessels. The fleet arrived 5 march and and after some investigation the best theory was that it was a wormhole. While a team was being put assembled to send through the wormhole it opened and one of the Colony Ships the Hermies surrounded by a rag tag alien fleet. Contact was made with the Hermies and and after a hurryed convorsation informed te human fleet that they were bieng chased by a hostile species called the Serti . A few mins later the first Serti Ships flew out the wormhole and opend fire the combined Saurenan and earth fleets detroyed the Serti and the wormhole colapsed.
The Sauraians were the first Alien contact and in exchange for a place to build a small colony to use as a base to search out a new world as the had been driven from thiers by the Serti they gave humanity Jumpdrives and gate tech . Before the evacuation of the Saurian world they found The Hemies it had drifted into a wormhole to saurian space near the end of thier war . The captain of the Hermise crew was revived by the ship and made contact with Saurians an agrremen was made that the hole Hermies crew could be revied the cryo storge riped out, jumpdrives and room installed life support upgrade and refuges took abord.
BY 22 15 Earth has gone to the Stars building jumpgates and exploring The sauriuan took them to Freeport a Space station built by the League of non alligned world to act as a centre for Diplomacy Trade and to organie the joint war efforct against the Serti.