Universal Century Timeline (incomplete as of now)
With Earth's Population at 9 billion an ambitious space colonization program has begun.
Von Braun City, the first permanent lunar colony is completed.
Federation gov't creates the Public Corporation of Space Transport, an independent non-governmental organization, to ferry colonists to the new colonys.
Construction commences on the colony cluster Side 3
As of now 45% of mankind has moved to colonies.
Asteroid Juno (later known as Luna 2) is moved into lunar orbit.
Minovosky Physics Society is formed.
Development of Minovosky-Ionesco fusion reactor has begun
The total space population is now 9 billion, the total population of the human race is 11 billion
Federation gov't halts its construction of any more colonies.
Zeon Zum Daikun moves to Side 3 preaching his belief in Contolism and agitates the space colonies to move for independence.
Under Zeon's power Side 3 declares itself free of Earth's control.