Sambra (world)

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Sambra/Kakhasaek (Empty Quarter 0620)
Milieu 1116
A523572-A
StarportA Excellent: Starship Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size5 Medium (8,000 km, 0.40g - 0.57g)
Atmosphere2 Vacuum (very thin - tainted)
Hydrographics3 Wet World 30%
Population5 Moderate (700 thousand)
Government7 Balkanization
Law2 Low Law (no energy weapons)
Tech LevelA Early Stellar (jump drive)
See also UWP
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Jump map from Travellermap.com [1]
System Details
Primary K0 V M5 V
Worlds 16
Gas Giants 4
Planetoid Belts 2
Cultural Details
Government Balkanization
Law Level Low
Cultural Extension 1616
Army Size (BEs) 0
Economic Details
Technology Level 10
Economic Extension
D45-3
ResourcesDVery abundant
Labor4Moderate (70 thousand)
Infrastructure5 Limited
Efficiency-3Poor
Importance Extension 1
Resource Units 0
GWP (BCr) 182
World Trade Number 4
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 62
Starport Details
Classification Class-A
Port Size 2
Building Capacity (Tons) 0
Port employees 0
Port passengers (annual) 0

Sambra has both an unbreathably thin atmosphere and a lack of surface water making habitation by sophonts difficult. The system has a population between 10,000 and 10 million, lacking the industrial base to be completely self-supporting. It is a Human dominated Non-Aligned world in the Kakhasaek Subsector of Empty Quarter Sector.

Astrography and Planetology[edit]

No information yet available.

Binary Solar System[edit]

Sambra Binary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Sambra Primary Primary Orange K0 V
Sambra Companion Secondary Red M5 V


History and Background[edit]

Located well off the main trade routes, Sambra was colonized in the century immediately before the Julian War united the region under the Protectorate. During the Julian War, the local militia captured a misjumped Imperial vessel and used their prize ship to defend their homeworld from interstellar attack through the remainder of the War. Afterwards, as repair parts became harder to come by, the local world government finally decided to land the ship (formerly the ISS Fury of New Phoenix, before it was captured and renamed as the Vaerek-Sourens), and convert the hull into a museum dedicated to preserving Julian War memorabilia. Today, the Vaerek-Sourens Memorial Museum is the largest museum dedicated solely to commemorating the Julian Wars era in the Empty Quarter sector (and some say the Julian Protectorate, although there's no evidence to back up such claims). A favorite tourist attraction of historical researchers and retired military personnel within the rimward and trailing portions of the Protectorate, the museum is perhaps the only major attraction on an otherwise backwater planet.

UWP Listing[edit]

UWP Changes (all dates are Imperial Calendar)

  • T20 - 993 - Sambra 0620 A523672-9 Na Ni 824 Na
  • CT - 1105 - Sambra 0620 A523572-A Ni 724 Na
  • MT - 1125 - Sambra 0620 A523572-A Ni 724 Na
  • TNE - 1201 - Sambra 0620 X523000-0 Ba 024 --

References and Contributors[edit]

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  1. "Jump Map API" and map location from Travellermap.com