|years:|| 2176 2177 2178 2179 2180 2181 2182
|decades:||2140s 2150s 2160s 2170s 2180s 2190s 2200s|
|centuries:||21st century - 22nd century - 23rd century|
- The Daedalus-class Federation starship, USS Benjamin Franklin, is launched under the command of Captain Iwasaki Ikushima. The Benjamin Franklin defeated a fleet of pirate vessels in Sol's asteroid belt, called the Battle of the Belt.