Stargate Universe will begin in the summer of 2009, it will take place in the present like Stargate SG-1 and Stargate Atlantis. The series will take place on an Ancient starship called the Destiny, the mission of this ship is to seek out the Stargates of the galaxies. The Destiny is the second ship, dispatched to follow up on the original ship, which was responsible for seeding the stargates. An SG team from Earth discovers the Destiny after unlocking the secrets of the ninth chevron. After finding the Destiny, the team is unable to get back to Earth.