- March 13, 2502: Operation: KALEIDOSCOPE of the ORION Project sees to the assassination of Jerald Mulkey Ander, the leader of the Successionist Union. The faction crumbles soon after and the Insurrection slows down.
- May 2502: the UNSC Gorgon engages Insurrectionist forces in the Alpha Aurigae System. Having been preceded by a period of relative peace in the system, the colonists on Capella grew more frustrated. The skirmish resulted in the Gorgon taking critical damage and needing a month to repair.