The Abraham Lincoln is an Orbis station of the Federation. It's named after the 16th President of the United States of America, Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln led the United States through its Civil War and he preserved the Union, paved the way to the abolition of slavery, strengthened the federal government, and modernized the economy in the 19th century.
Abraham Lincoln Starport Celebration Edit
Pilots from around the galaxy gather outside Abraham Lincoln Starport, located in Earth orbit in the Sol system, at 18-00 on the 12th of February for the annual remembrance of the Station's namesake, President Abraham Lincoln.
This date (3301) marks the 1,492nd anniversary of Lincoln's birth. Lincoln, president of one of the great democracies of the Northern Hemisphere in Earth's 19th century, is credited with ending the practice of human slave trafficking in that nation.
Pilots gather each year at Abraham Lincoln Starport to show their solidarity in ending the galactic slave trade by flashing their ships' headlights for 30 seconds at precisely 18-00 on the evening of the anniversary.
- ↑ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abraham_Lincoln
- ↑ Celebration at Abraham Lincoln Starport in Earth Orbit, Sol - 9 February 3301
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 Celebration at Abraham Lincoln Starport in Earth Orbit, Sol - GalNet