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20 December 2099

Commissioning flight: V-B, lunar orbit, L5 and weapons test, return via L4. Safety margins on thrust seem adequate but the engineers are somewhat timid (“would you rather blow the engine here, or in a battle”). Secure-emissions goes well, and engagement of non-manoeuvreing targets is adequate.
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