2026 (MMXXVI) will be a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (dominical letter D), the 2026th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 26th year of the 3rd millennium, the 26th year of the 21st century, and the 7th year of the 2020s decade.
- Weyland Corp earns patent number 9,158,239 for a chemical composition of classified properties able to almost perfectly replicate the biological features and texture of human skin.
- Weyland Corp earns patent number 10,445,075 for Method and Apparatus for self-adjusting crosshairs that auto-process windage, Coriolis effect, trajectory, etc. -- eliminating the need for spotters and mathematical formulas.
- Weyland Corp acquires the world’s largest public biotech firm, significantly bolstering the company’s biotech holdings.
- Weyland Corp privatizes NASA’s famous Kepler mission, increases its funding 10-fold and within the year discovers 6,546 more bio-compatible planets.