From the back of the Play handbook:
Explore the Universe of FTL 2448
You are a citizen of the future, space is your home, your neighbors are aliens, and you work between the stars.
Yours is the life of a human or alien living in a future where a society travels Faster Than Light.
Explore the Universe of FTL
With Detailed information for easy to use character generation, 200+ skills, 30 alien races, starships, weapons, vehicles, comprehensive medical and damage systems, equipment, planetary generation, and much much more.
Space is waiting for you !