Please note that this scenario is meant to be read as entertainment, not as an accurate prediction of the future. Also note that the viewpoints and opinions that may come across in this scenario are not necessarily the viewpoints and opinions of the author.
It is the year 3463 man has colonized space. In this scenario we will talk about the technology, colonies, flags, terminology and a lot more in this future.
In this timeline humanity has colonized the entire Sol system and has spread its influence over 3 other systems, namely the Alpha Centauri system, Ross 128 system and Tau Ceti system, though several ships have been send to a fifth system: Luyten’s Star, these ships are expected to arrive around 3475 and a sixth system: the TRAPPIST-1 system, these ships will arrive in 3728.
a quick heads up
I will make some assumptions that are completely illogical, but are just to make it at least a bit easier. In this scenario we will assume that English stays the dominant language and does not change over time. In this scenario I will try to only follow the laws of physics, but maybe take some liberties. This means no FTL or technologically generated gravity. No alien contact has been made, though we have seen alien species, none of them are intelligent. I don’t know a lot about politics so most of the politics in this scenario could be really strange or just wrong.
The UN (United Nations), in the people’s mouth called Terra, is the successor of the old UN, but with vastly more power. The UN even controls the entire planet Terra . They strive for peace and prosperity , for Terra and because of the vast area that is under human control, they can not control everything. This means that there are 3 systems where the UN has no power. The design of the flag of the UN consists of seven rings intersecting each other and a deep-blue-sea in the background. The rings are centered on the flag forming a flower in the middle, representing life on Earth. The intersection of the rings represent that all things on Earth are linked directly or indirectly. The rings are organized in a Borromean rings–like fashion, representing not only the seven continents, but how no part of Earth can be removed without the whole structure collapsing. Finally, the deep-blue represents the ocean and the importance of water for life on Earth. The flag was designed by Oskar Pernefeldt in 2015.