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2362 was a year in the 2360s in the 24th century.
- Laden with troops and terraforming gear, the Odyssey embarks on its journey to the Epsilon Eridani system, becoming the first human interstellar colony ship ever launched by the UEG. This sparks the first wave of human expansion beyond the confines of the Solar System.
- The Odyssey arrives at the Epsilon Eridani system and spearheads the colonization of a new world, Reach.
- Ixion becomes the final chartered colony in the Sol system.
- The Committee of Minds for Security holds a working session to design feasible models for first-contact scenarios with potentially hostile extraterrestrial intelligences.
- The CAA First Reverie is built in orbit of Mars around this year. It is one of nearly a hundred colony ships to launch from Luna to colonise new worlds, igniting what would become known as the Domus Diaspora.
- Twitter, Jessica Shea (@bsangel): "#TodayInHalo 1/1/2362 Humanity reaches for the stars. The Odyssey sets off to lead the first colonization efforts outside of the Sol system." (Retrieved on Nov 5, 2021) [archive]
- Xbox.com - Halo: Combat Evolved, Game Features, Story Line (Retrieved on Nov 7, 2008) [local archive] [external archive]
- Halo: The Essential Visual Guide, page 151 (Reach)
- Halo Encyclopedia (2009 edition) - Chapter Two: Humans - Human Colonization of Space, page 43
- Halo Encyclopedia (2022 edition), page 41
- Halo: Reach, Data pad 2
- Halo: Outpost Discovery - Scannable items: Colony Ship