2015 (MMXV) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (dominical letter D), the 2015th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 15th year of the 3rd millennium, the 15th year of the 21st century, and the 6th year of the 2010s decade.
- Weyland Corp launches first industrialized space mission to install solar panels that align and move in Earth's orbital plane but at an axial tilt, imitating a perpetual summer solstice. The renewable energy gathered in the months following this expedition made Peter Weyland his first billion.
- Following Weyland's success with solar panels, Weyland Corp receives funding from a trio of major venture capital firms.
Real World Events
- Actor John Hurt is knighted by Queen Elizabeth II.
- The comic Prometheus: Fire and Stone - Omega is released.
- Issue #1 of the comic series Archie vs. Predator is released.
- Composer James Horner is killed in a plane crash.
- Issue #1 of the comic series Aliens/Vampirella is released.
- Actor Alan Purwin is killed in a plane crash.
- Prometheus: The Complete Fire and Stone is released.
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