|years:||2049 2050 2051 2052 2053 2054 2055
|decades:||2020s 2030s 2040s 2050s 2060s 2070s 2080s|
|centuries:||20th century - 21st century - 22nd century|
- Phillip Green runs for President of the United States of America on Earth, but loses.
- Andorians arrive on a planet they name Weytahn, and begin to terraform it.
- The first conclusive advances on toroidal space-time distortion are made at Cambridge, Massachusetts, Earth.
- Earth chimpanzee Harry is the first primate to be beamed, using an experimental transporter built by Colin Blakeney.