|ACKWAZE: TRAVELLER'S INFORMATION|
Ackwaze is a type M, main sequence, red star. None of the planets are suitable for terraformation, the inner planets being too cold.
|HISTORY AND NOTABLE FEATURES|
Ackwaze is a minor industrial member of the Alliance, the industries comprising largely of mining and the production of alloys and plastics for the shipbuilding industry.
The system is also home to the Acwaze Space Science University. The university is one of the most prestigious space science institutes, offering courses from the usual undergraduate degrees to advanced postgraduate research posts. Researchers from this university often provide staff for ASC missions, including the ill-fated LRA investigation (see the story of the AJN Lion for more information). A small ASSU mission was responsible for the recent find of the LRA-2 (see the Frontier News for the most recent reports on this mission).
Since this system is not a major trading system, the police budget for deeper space policing is minimal at best. Authorities wecome bounty hunters in their efforts to clean up piracy.
The Ackwaze Customs and Excise department take their jobs quite seriously. There are several types of products that are illegal to trade in the system: