|years:||2045 2046 2047 2048 2049 2050 2051
|decades:||2010s 2020s 2030s 2040s 2050s 2060s 2070s|
|centuries:||20th century - 21st century - 22nd century|
- Miles O'Brien and Kira Nerys briefly appear in San Francisco while attempting to locate the timeframe in which Benjamin Sisko, Jadzia Dax and Julian Bashir materialized. The version of 2048 that they encountered was one of an alternate timeline in which the Bell Riots never occurred.
Spaceflight Chronology continuity
- The Earth sublight vessel UNSS Icarus arrived at Alpha Centauri, and made first contact with the natives of that system.
- This data point was invalidated canonically by TNG movie: Star Trek: First Contact, which established humanity's first contact with aliens occurring on Earth in 2063.