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Timeline - 2263

Prime Timeline

Year Event
2263
1The USS Constellation, under the command of Commodore Matt Decker, conducts a routine investigation of the planet Ravanar IV in the Taurus Reach. Analysis of the biosamples collected from the planet reveals a mold sample with a large amount of information coded into the genome. A report is filed with Starfleet command.2
3Gamma Tauri IV is colonised.3
 
  People :  Jeanne Vinueza
4Starfleet begins construction of Starbase 47 in the Taurus Reach. A Watchtower class base, Starbase 47 would normally be expected to take four years and nine months to build. Starfleet assigns high priority to finishing the base much faster than this.2
 
  People :  Commodore Diego Reyes, Lieutenant Commander T'Prynn
5Captain Christopher Pike is promoted to Fleet Captain, leaving command of the USS Enterprise.6
 
  People :  Captain Christopher Pike
7James Kirk is promoted to Captain and assigned to command the Starship Enterprise.8
 
  People :  James T. Kirk
Picture from 2263
7Pavel Chekov enlists in Starfleet academy.8
 
  People :  Pavel A. Chekov
9The miners Childress, Gossett and Benton begin lithium crystal mining on Rigel XII.9
 
  People :  Benton, Gossett, Ben Childress, Harcourt Fenton Mudd, Ruth, Eve McHuron, Magda
10A group of 150 colonists under the leadership of Elias Sandoval set off from Earth for Omicron Seti III to found a colony.11
 
  People :  Elias Sandoval, Leila Kalomi
Picture from 2263
12Spock returns home Vulcan to visit his parents. He and his father do not talk during the visit, maintining the silence which has lasted for the last 14 years and which will last for a further four.13
 
  People :  Spock, Sarek

Kelvin Timeline

Year Event
2263
14Ambassador Spock from the Prime timeline dies, aged 162.15
 
  People :  Spock
14The USS Enterprise visits the newly completed Starbase Yorktown for resupply. Whilst there an alien arrives, reporting that her crew is stranded on a nearby planet after their ship crashed. The Enterprise takes her there, only to be ambushed by forces under the control of Krall. The Enterprise is destroyed.14
 
  People :  James T. Kirk, Spock, Leonard McCoy, Nyota Uhura, Hikaru Sulu, Pavel Chekov, Scotty, Keenser
14Krall attacks Starbase Yorktown, almost succeeding in destroying it. The base is saved by the intervention of Captain Kirk and the Enterprise officers, and Krall is killed.14
 
  People :  James T. Kirk, Spock, Leonard McCoy, Nyota Uhura, Hikaru Sulu, Pavel Chekov, Scotty, Keenser
14Captain Kirk is assigned as the commanding officer of the new USS Enterprise, NCC-1701-A. He resumes his deep space exploration mission.14
 
  People :  James T. Kirk, Spock, Leonard McCoy, Nyota Uhura, Hikaru Sulu, Pavel Chekov, Scotty, Keenser

● - Shows the canon status of the year for this event
Yellow text = Canon source Green text = Backstage source Cyan text = Novel White text = DITL speculation

References

# Series Season Source Comment
1 Star Trek : Vanguard, Book 1 - Harbinger Stated to have happened in this year, shortly before Kirk was promoted to Captain.
2 Star Trek : Vanguard, Book 1 - Harbinger
3 Star Trek : Vanguard, Book 3 - Reap The Whirlwind
4 Star Trek : Vanguard, Book 1 - Harbinger Immediately after the prologue
5 Star Trek Chronology Page 48; date in non-canon, but that it happened when Kirk took command of the Enterprise is canonical
6 TOS 1 The Menagerie, Part 1
7 Star Trek Chronology Page 48
8 Various Original Series episodes
9 TOS 1 Mudd's Women
10 TOS 1 This Side of Paradise Sandoval says they departed four years ago
11 TOS 1 This Side of Paradise
12 TOS 2 Journey to Babel Amanda stated that Spock had not been home in four years
13 TOS 2 Journey to Babel
14 Star Trek Beyond
15 Star Trek Beyond Age is based on his birth in 2230, living to 2387 when Romulus was destroyed, then going back in time to 2258 shortly before Vulcan was destroyed, then living to 2263.
Novel : Star Trek : Vanguard, Book 1 - Harbinger
Comment : Stated to have happened in this year, shortly before Kirk was promoted to Captain.
Novel : Star Trek : Vanguard, Book 1 - Harbinger
Novel : Star Trek : Vanguard, Book 3 - Reap The Whirlwind
Novel : Star Trek : Vanguard, Book 1 - Harbinger
Comment : Immediately after the prologue
Book : Star Trek Chronology
Comment : Page 48; date in non-canon, but that it happened when Kirk took command of the Enterprise is canonical
Series : TOS Season 1 (Disc 3)
Episode : The Menagerie, Part 1
Book : Star Trek Chronology
Comment : Page 48
Series : TOS Season (Disc )
Episode : Various Original Series episodes
Series : TOS Season 1 (Disc 2)
Episode : Mudd's Women
Series : TOS Season 1 (Disc 6)
Episode : This Side of Paradise
Comment : Sandoval says they departed four years ago
Series : TOS Season 1 (Disc 6)
Episode : This Side of Paradise
Series : TOS Season 2 (Disc 3)
Episode : Journey to Babel
Comment : Amanda stated that Spock had not been home in four years
Series : TOS Season 2 (Disc 3)
Episode : Journey to Babel
Film: Star Trek Beyond
Film: Star Trek Beyond
Comment : Age is based on his birth in 2230, living to 2387 when Romulus was destroyed, then going back in time to 2258 shortly before Vulcan was destroyed, then living to 2263.


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