Raymond Bache was the first human to travel through hyperspace.
 Hyperspace Exploration
With the success movement through hyperspace by the first JumpShip (part of the Deimos Project) on September 3, 2107, engineers continued to refine the navigational sensors that helped guide FTL events. The use of animal testing during follow-on automated jumps showed drops of internal temperatures of no more than two degrees and minor changes in the forces during the transit.
In February 2108, Raymond Burkes became the first person to experience FTL travel as a passenger on a hyperspace jump test. Dizziness, nausea and other symptoms similar to motion sickness were reported by Raymond to the monitoring scientists, but he never developed any long-term effects. The scientific community continued human testing until they concluding these side effects were an unavoidable part of the hyperspace event.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 DropShips & JumpShips (ComStar Intelligence Summary), p. 10 (p. 12 PDF), "To Reach Tau Ceti"
- ↑ ''DropShips and JumpShips (ComStar Intelligence Summary), pp. 9-10 (pp. 11-12 PDF), "Vindication of Kearny and Fuchida"