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- 14: The Warp 5 Complex is dedicated in orbit of Earth by Zefram Cochrane and Henry Archer. Constructed solely for the purpose of building a starship capable of the titular speed, it will be thirty-two years before the first ship of the NX-class will be launched. Many Humans attribute the delay to Vulcan interference.
- 28: Two weeks after the dedication, Cochrane boards a vessel alone and disappears from Earth.