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Monday 1st October: Peter Weyland is born in Mumbai, India to an Oxford-educated Professor of Comparative Mythology and a self-taught engineer. (Mumbai, India)
October: Days after his 14th birthday, Peter Weyland is granted a Method Patent for a synthetic trachea constructed entirely of synthetically-engineered stem cells. It is his 12th registered patent to date.
Friday 1st October: Peter Weyland's 14th birthday.
Thursday 11th October: Weyland Corporation is recognized as a legal entity and corporation under United States law and receives their Certificate of Incorporation from the Companies House in the United Kingdom. Due to the combined value of Sir Peter Weyland
Friday 27th March: Weyland Industries launches first industrialized space mission to install solar panels that align and move in Earth
Tuesday 2nd February: Using a precursor to the atmospheric processor of his own invention, Peter Weyland is able to generate a localized synthetic atmosphere above the polar ice cap, effectively ending global warming.
Sunday 17th July: At the age of 25, Sir Peter Weyland becomes one of the youngest people to ever achieve knighthood.
Sunday 10th December: Sir Peter Weyland is honored with the Nobel Peace prize in Science for his extraordinary atmospheric work over the polar ice cap.
Tuesday 19th December: Using capital from his 2015 success, Weyland acquires copyrights to technology developed by NASA
Wednesday 1st June: Scientists from the Health Division identify the genetic chain of events for 98% of cancers. Using genetically-altered cells as well as elements found beyond Earth
Saturday 4th February: Sir Peter Weyland is awarded the Nobel Peace prize in Medicine for his cancer cure.
Monday 27th February: Peter Weyland's TED talk.
Tuesday 28th February: In a now legendary TED Talk, Sir Peter Weyland clarifies his vision for Weyland Industries, laying the groundwork for the next 50 years of Building Better Worlds.
Saturday 5th August: Weyland Industries earns patent number 8,128,899 for Method and Apparatus for cybernetic individuals for use in scientific and industrial environments.
Friday 10th May: Weyland military engineers make first significant improvement to rifling technology since the 19th century, tripling speed and doubling accuracy of projectiles. Exact rifling pattern and twist rate remain classified.
Friday 6th September: Weyland Industries makes first foray into the luxury goods market with its Holographic Environment Simulator. It is the first HES able to accurately recreate the aesthetic, mood and sounds of any place in the known world, as well as provide live video feed from any calibrated receiver.
Tuesday 10th September: Weyland Industries introduces first rifle able to track targets from over 500 klicks away, as well as determine target
Tuesday 7th January: Weyland manufactures the first advanced android prototype model of its kind. He is affectionately called David, a name Sir Peter Weyland had initially reserved for his own human son.
Sunday 22nd March: Weyland Industries earns patent number 9,158,239 for a chemical composition of classified properties able to almost perfectly replicate the biological features and texture of human skin.
Wednesday 3rd June: Weyland Industries earns patent number 10,445,075 for Method and Apparatus for self-adjusting crosshairs that auto-process windage, Coriolis effect, trajectory, etc. -- eliminating the need for spotters and mathematical formulas.
Wednesday 30th September: Weyland acquires the world
Wednesday 18th November: Weyland privatizes NASA
Saturday 1st January: Weyland makes significant adjustments to the David android prototype, facilitating David
Friday 31st March: Weyland Industries becomes first company in history to achieve a market capitalization of $100 billion in five years.
Saturday 20th May: Weyland labs discover the body (San Francisco, California)
Thursday 9th August: Weyland Industries earns patent number 11,280,599 for Method and Apparatus for a device that enhances the capacity of an extraterrestrial planetary environment to support life; effectively the first fully-automated atmospheric processor. This patent is expected to make our founder
Tuesday 18th September: Europe's nuclear research co-operative runs out of government funding. Weyland acquires the organization as well as their largest particle accelerator and other facilities.
Wednesday 12th December: After years of litigation, Weyland wins the David patent lawsuit against the Japanese start-up Yutani Corporation, effectively protecting the investments of both Weyland Industries and its shareholders.
Saturday 27th July: Weyland Industries earns patent number 12,004,556 for Method and Apparatus for a device that can initiate, monitor and terminate hypersleep. HCs revolutionize space travel permitting increasingly longer, more advanced missions and enabling unprecedented discovery.
Sunday 10th August: Terraforming begins with plans for multiple settlements. (Luna)
Saturday 3rd April: Weyland acquires four of the largest existing defense conglomerates in the world. These major acquisitions significantly bolsters multinational defense, security, and aerospace technology holdings.
Thursday 20th May: Weyland scientists discover the inverse relationship between velocity and the flow of time making the long sought-after concept of faster than light travel a reality. The search for practical application begins.
Monday 4th July: Weyland creates new 5.56 millimeter round made of metals mined from the circumstellar habitable zone planets orbiting within Gliese 581 capable of traveling at max velocity in any atmosphere at any range.
Tuesday 4th October: Dr. Richard Post, Weyland Industries' one-millionth employee, is hired and serves as Chief Statistician to the Electronics Division.
Tuesday 17th January: Weyland Industries introduces the first FTL-capable SEV (space exploration vehicle).
Friday 11th May: The National Science Foundation (NSF) lifts restrictions on the commercial use of David androids.
Saturday 30th June: After android regulations are lifted, the third generation David is deployed internally in order to test human acceptance of cybernetics individuals. Results are encouraging.
Saturday 21st July: Weyland Industries opens several new offices across the globe expanding corporate presence to Greece, Antarctica, El Salvador, and South Africa to name a few.
Monday 25th August: Weyland Industries launches the Explorers Academy -- an alternative grad school for underprivileged college students interested in the fields of biotech, nanotech, cybernetics and terraforming. Top graduates of the program are offered positions at Weyland Industries.
Tuesday 15th December: Fortune 500 names Weyland Industries number one on their list of
Monday 21st December: Weyland astronomers note an area of space appearing very rich in minerals and other natural resources. Weyland expected to travel there within the century.
4th July: Weyland Industries becomes chief employer of Asian Conflict veterans supplying 35% with steady work.
2nd March: Weyland Industries earns patent number 13,345,075 for Method and Apparatus for an add-on feature to Weyland Storm capable of compensating for composition, density, pressure and refractive index of any atmosphere.
14th May: Weyland astronomers discover multiple moons and a ringed planet just outside the Zeta 2 Reticula System, which are possibly able to support life. Weyland expects to travel there within the century
28th May: Using the Weyland Atmospheric Processor, the first functional and breathable atmosphere is produced on planet GJ 667Cc clearing the way for further terraforming activities on other planets.
1st April: David 4 becomes the first commercially available model of the David series. He is eventually expected to improve work-flow and efficiency at offices and homes across the world.
18th August: Weyland Industries awarded government contract to build and maintain HD 85512 b Class E Correctional Unit. Prisoners from Earth and other facilities are successfully relocated, and many have since been rehabilitated into society.
20th November: Weyland Industries writes $5 billion check to Little Explorers -- a charity dedicated to the education of troubled middle school students interested in science and technology.
19th April: Weyland Industries makes essential updates to on-planet transport. The new vehicle is capable of traversing any known terrain and has virtually no weight limit for cargo, passengers and equipment.
14th February: Weyland Industries earns patent number 14,524,002 for Method and Apparatus for first manned land-vehicle capable of negotiating vertical surfaces. This technology permits Weyland scientists and terraforming teams to reach previously inaccessible destinations.
7th July: Weyland makes significant intellectual and emotional updates to the David android, further increasing human acceptance.
1st August: NAFE (National Association for Female Executives) names Weyland Industries a Top 50 Company for Executive Women.
29th January: Weyland Industries earns patent number 15,725,924 for Method and Apparatus for a mechanised exo-skeleton used for lifting and moving heavy objects such as crates and vehicle weaponry.
6th May: Weyland Industries earns patent number 15,999,127 for Method and Apparatus for an ejectable luxury pod able to sustain one human life for up to 50 years.
22nd July: Weyland introduces unique expedition security apparatus able to decontaminate indoor and outdoor environments. Apparatus mines surrounding air for flammable compounds, making it ultra light-weight as well as self-replenishing.
9th August: Weyland Industries introduces revolutionary, game-changing language tool. It is the first ever to require no actual learning on the consumer
2nd September: Weyland Industries earns patent number 16,572,092 for Method and Apparatus for the first fully-automated diagnosis and surgical station.
26th February: Only 7% of humans can recognize the sixth generation of David as a cybernetic individual.
1st December: Weyland Industries earns patent number 17,900,353 for Method and Apparatus for an antigravity device that 3D live-maps any foreign terrain, revolutionizing the pre-process of terraforming and developing new colonies.
11th August: Significantly upgraded space suit includes a variety of Weyland patented features, such as cadium exo-skeleton; info display with mission details; vitals: environmental stats and more.
23rd June: Sir Peter Weyland Memorial Library built. (Washington, D.C.)
20th November: As Weyland Industries expands their terraforming activities and colonial endeavors, the company is approached by the US government to begin work on the formation of a colonial peacekeeping force trained or populated by marines in the event of future conflict. (Washington, D.C.)
7th April: As production costs for the David series decreases, Weyland Industries is increasingly able to extend those savings to everyday consumers, leading to remarkable proliferation of the product.
6th July: Weyland builds and successfully deploys thousands of Seventh Generation Davids into workplaces across the universe. Human acceptance of David 7 reaches an all-time high thanks to Weyland
30th June: Since FDA approval, one dozen have been produced with tens of thousands on back order.
13th May: Weyland Industries becomes Worldwide Olympic Partner and official
14th June: Weyland Cybernetics announces immediate recall of David 7 models. (San Francisco, California)
16th August: Weyland Industries earns patent number 18,364,003 for Method and Apparatus for device able to temporarily restart brain activity of deceased individuals.
9th March: Weyland Industries consolidates all products and solutions into seven verticals: health, transportation, energy, electronics, terraforming, security and cybernetics.
9th July: An article titled, "Prometheus: An innovative new technology for interstellar travel" is published. (San Francisco, California)
23rd December: David 8 pre-orders exceed analyst's best expecations. (Henri Gaston Colony, HD 202206bm )
1st January: Based on recent classified findings by Weyland researchers, the company determines the exact coordinates of a new destination for long-time pet project: Project Prometheus. New round of investment is immediately opened and mission planning enters full-swing.
14th May: Weyland announces revolutionary Internet Explorer partnership. (San Francisco, California)
The expected launch date of Project Prometheus.
Weyland Industries stops being Worldwide Olympic Partner and official