2048 is a year in the earth calender when the events of the first Starbird occur.
effectively this meens
-LAAR was decimated this year
-Earth made first official contact
-The Crotians declare war on Zayke
America In 2048Edit
by 2048 America had reached a stalemate. They were on the brink of war with Mexico, due to the machina placed along the border that targeted mexicans that got too close. The president on his way out was falling out of favor, and was eventually voted out.
The TV and internet had combined, and a massive virus effecting Doors operating systems knocked out a lot of tv sets.