Stargate Universe will begin airing in 2009 CE. The series will reveal the secrets of the ninth Chevron. After Stargate Command discovers the secret an SG Team will take the Stargate and end up on a Starship called Destiny. This ship was built by the Ancients and is even older than Atlantis. On the Destiny, the team will have to fend for themselves because they will not be able to return to Earth. Like in Stargate SG-1 and Stargate Atlantis . The new series will take place during the present time. Destiny is part of an Ancient experiment, which was to seed the galaxies with the Stargates millions of years ago. This experiment was ended by the Ancients' ascension. The Destiny is on a follow up mission of the first ship, it is to explore worlds with Stargates. The Destiny itself has its own Stargate onboard. the ninth Chevron was used to get to the ship.