The Sides are numbered according to the order in which they were constructed, with the construction of Sides 1 and 2 beginning at the Lagrange points L4 and L5. To date, this is the only Gundam calendar timeframe not to have Space Colonies. While its chest and shoulders house several beam cannons, the Nether Gundam's main weapon is the powerful Nether Typhoon, generated by the spinning windmill blades on its chest. In U.C. Side 1 is located at Lagrangian point 5 (L5), and is called Zahn. Some experts have suggested that the colony used for Operation British originated here. While its defensive capabilities are relatively poor, the Tequila Gundam can block attacks with the reinforced armor on its shoulders and forearms, and its ten head-mounted vulcan guns … All colonies in the Universal Century are O'Neill "Island 3" type colony cylinders, except for the "closed-type" colonies of Side 3. Side 2 is called Hatte, and is located at L4. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. However, the closed type definitely had its drawbacks in terms of living comforts. The franchise began on April 7, 1979 with Mobile Suit Gundam, a TV series that … The original series proposed one arrangement, the sequel Z Gundam another, and subsequent animated features have endorsed both. Roger Aznable Texas Colony is a space colony featured in the Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin manga and its OVA adaptation. AW (Gundam X) Conclusion of the Seventh Space War (AW 00): The colonies, desperate to survive against the forces of the Earth Federation, decide to perform a mass colony drop of dozens of space colonies all across the planet. The space colony (precisely space habitat) technology in Universal Century is referenced from the real world projects proposed by Gerard K. O'Neill in his book The High Frontier: Human Colonies in Space. At the time of its introduction in the original Mobile Suit Gundam, Side 7 consisted of a single, incomplete space colony that housed a Federation R&D base involved with the Vinson Plan. Side 8 is a late addition to the Universal Century timeline. At the end of the One Year War this area became known as the shoal zone. For first-generation colonists who knew what life was like on Earth, these closed-type colonies were not so pleasant. Individual colony pairs are known as Colonies, and a group of colonies that occupy a Lagrangian point are known collectively as a Side. In the dimension of Arian, at least part of the country(containing the royal palace) is shown to be inside a real O'Neill colony. A second colony, known as Green Noa 2 (codenamed "Gryps" by the Titans), is added to the cluster in U.C. Director: Yoshiyuki Tomino | Stars: Kôji Tsujitani, Yumi Tôma, Masaaki Maeda, Kiyoyuki Yanada Votes: 707 The discovery of an advanced model of combat mecha on their space colony throws a young man and his friends into involvement in an interplanetary war as the crew of a powerful fighting ship. By UC 0050 9 billion of the 11 billion people in the Federation live in space colonies or on the moon. Some colonies were also maintained in orbit around Jupiter, as part of the Jupiter Energy Fleet's Helium-3 mining operation. Because Sides sometimes share a single Lagrangian Point, it is possible to have two Sides in close orbit to one another. Bernie was recruited by the Zeon early on, and found himself assigned to try and destroy the Gundam Alex in the space colony of Libot. For example, Neo Japan is made of four modules in the shape of the four main islands of Japan, Neo France is supported on a bouquet of roses, and Neo America is a five-point star with replicas of notable American landmarks on the surface. During the reorganization of Sides in U.C. One such Settlement is known as "Gaea". Most space colonies of the Universal Century are of the open type, with one major exception. (Gundam Wing/Endless Waltz), Main article: After War In addition to Space Colonies using a variation on the O'Neill Cylinder design, Mars is also terraformed and colonized. Bakharov and the Federation reached an agreement whereby the Principality of Zeon would surrender, and Side 3 would be allowed to maintain its independence under the name "Republic of Zeon". Although the agreement formally ended the war many Principality supporters rejected the offer, and chose instead to go into hiding. Humanity must abandon earth because it is barely habitable due to climate change and the environmental disasters we have brought upon ourselves. The Principality of Zeon began to mass-produce various warships and mobile suits in anticipation of an armed conflict with the Federation. Side 6 is known as Riah, and is located at L4. Accidents were frequent, and the project was greatly delayed. This Mobile Fighter, which represents the space colony of Neo Mexico, is an amphibious-type specially designed for underwater combat. Representing space colony Neo Mexico, Tequila Gundam-- renamed Spike Gundam in the English dub version of Mobile Fighter G Gundam, for obvious reasons-- was an amphibious mobile fighter suit specifically designed for underwater combat.Piloted by Chico Rodriguez, Tequila Gundam was equipped with a Vulcan Gun and Beam Trident. 0051 the Federation froze plans for additional colony development, and in U.C. Gundam is a respectable anime television series that’s been running for almost 35 years. Seen in Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ and Mobile Suit Moon Gundam. A colony drop of any sort has massive consequences for the earth, usually drastic changes in climate and weather, and the loss of land due to the impact. 0084, Side 4 was moved to L1. With the war between the space colonies and the Earth nearing an end, the Earth plays a trump card and creates Gundam X. (Gundam SEED/Gundam SEED Destiny). 0052, Zeon Zum Deikun moved to Side 3 and began to spread his philosophy of Contolism - essentially that the earth was sacred, and that human beings had a solemn right to protect it. Although a bit far-fetched in its premise (large fighting robots) there’s a lot of depth and development ingrained in … Votes: 2,155 (Mobile Suit Gundam - V Gundam), FC space colonies are created as artistic representation of the culture of the sponsor nation, rather than being based on proposed real-world colony designs. The average closed-type colony had a length of 36.0 km and cylinder diameter of 6.41 km, just like the open type. A unique case was the Sweetwater colony at Side 3, which was composed of a closed type fused with an open type. Furthermore, since it didn’t require window sections for letting in sunlight, its land area was greater than that of the open type. A Space Colony is an artificial habitat built by humans, usually at one of the Lagrangian points, to allow human habitation in space. Side 4 was eventually reconstructed into the Frontier Side in Mobile Suit Gundam F91. Mobile Fighter G Gundam, also known in Japan as Mobile Fighting Legend G Gundam (機動武闘伝Gガンダム, Kidō Butōden Jī Gandamu), is a 1994 Japanese animated television series produced by Sunrise and the fifth installment in the long running Gundam franchise. Most of CC's space colonies, except those on the moon, whose population eventually became known as the Moonrace, were destroyed long ago when the Moonlight Butterfly destroyed all technological remnants. By 2312, another colony is created from beyond the asteroid belt after the Earth Sphere Federation was found. However, the Alliance oppresses the colonies with its … The cylinder’s interior is divided into six lengthwise strips. Mobile Suit Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket, Traitor to Destiny: Blue Wings of the AEUG, Traitor to Destiny Extra Compilation: Mace of Judgment, Char’s Deleted Affair: Portrait of Young Comet, Battlefield Record U.C. While doing final tests on the Gundam in a remote space colony, they are attacked by a small Zeon force led by Char Aznable. During the reorganization of Sides in U.C. In the Universal Century timeline, space colonies are placed at the five Earth-Moon Lagrangian point. The PLANTs are arranged into "cities" named after the months of the year and located at and around L5. Several of these uncompleted colonies were damaged by the resulting war. However, while he’s there he becomes friends with two characters—a young boy and the test pilot of the Alex. There is little information mentioned about space colonies in the Gundam 00 timeline, most colonies being known are located at L3 and from beyond the asteroid belt. By A.C. 102 Colony L1 was completed, and 15% of the Earth's population moved to the Orbital Village at L1. Map of the Earth Sphere from the website for. After the loss of his mother, he grew up in the rough streets of New York City, fighting for his life and support until he finally made his dreams come true, by going to the Neo-America space colony and later representing it in the Gundam Fight. The rear of the structure is equipped with a nuclear pulse engine, and self-navigation is possible. Most Natural-occupied space colonies (the ones built on traditional designs) were destroyed early in the First Alliance-PLANT War by ZAFT forces, and the primary moonbase of the Earth Alliance was destroyed by the G.E.N.E.S.I.S. However, because they required high-level technologies such as transparent windows and huge mirrors, their construction process was troubled. Watohoat, the Texas Colony and the Garden of Thorns, headquarters of the Delaz Fleet were all located in Side 5. To save his friends and family, the reluctant warrior Seabook Arno becomes the pilot of a new Gundam which bears the code name F91. [Episode 03]: Gundam and Space Colonization. In the latter half of the Second Universal Century the construction of new colonies was restarted. Side 7 is known as Noa, and is located at L3. The rest of the colonies were completed soon thereafter, resulting in mass emigration to space. An explanation of "Sides" in the Universal Century Gundam universe, An explanation of Colonies in the After Colony Gundam Universe, An explanation of Open-type Colony Cylinders, An explanation of Closed-type Colony Cylinders, A map of the Sides for the Universal Century, Detailed timeline of the Universal Century, https://gundam.fandom.com/wiki/Space_colony?oldid=498389, Operation Apollo: On 24 August U.C. Stars: Sôichirô Hoshi, James Weaver Clark, Ted Cole, Brian Dobson. As a result, the bases of the mirrors are placed on the opposite end of the colony from the sun. Mobile Suit Gundam SEED begins when the neutral space colony Heliopolis is attacked by ZAFT, a military organization composed of Coordinators. Director: Yoshiyuki Tomino | Stars: Kôji Tsujitani, Yumi Tôma, Masaaki Maeda, Kiyoyuki Yanada Votes: 679 In addition, this rotationally created gravity will not cause dizziness as long as the radius is at least 500m, and the rotation rate no more than once per minute. (Turn A Gundam) Cosmic Era SPACE COLONY PROJECT It’s the 25th century. In most cases, a Lagrangian point is home to more than one group of space colonies. By simple mathematics, it could accommodate twice as many people. Space colony (Gundam) This article describes a work or element of fiction in a primarily in-universe style . It looks like a Gundam space colony because space colonies are based upon a real concept: an O'Neill cylinder. Since the space colony’s main source of energy is sunlight, the mirrors are controlled so that they always face the sun. Side 3 remained the Republic of Zeon until they rejoined the Federation in U.C. Later, this Side adopted the name Zanscare Empire. Gundam Wing In the distant future, Mankind has colonized space (with clusters of space colonies at each of the five Earth-Moon Lagrange points), and, down on the Earth, the nations have united as the United Earth Sphere Alliance. The remainder left for interstellar space. After the war, this Side 7 colony is completed and given the name Green Noa 1. 0084, Side 5 was moved to L4. Most of CC's space colonies, except those on the moon, whose population eventually became known as the Moonrace, were destroyed long ago when the Moonlight Butterfly destroyed all technological remnants. Because Sides sometimes share a single Lagrangian point, it is possible to have two Sides in close orbit to one another. There are two known colonies in Side 7: Green Noa and Gryps/Gryps II. In U.C. Side 6 declared independence from the Earth Federation on April U.C. 0087, the. In most cases, a Lagrangian Point is home to more than one group of space colonies. 0099. Other known colonies in Side 4 are New Manhattan, which was the headquarters of the Illuminati resistance group in G-Saviour, and Industrial 7, a closed-type industrial colony managed by Anaheim Electronics. 0068, Deikun died under mysterious circumstances, and Degwin Zabi took control. Main article: Correct Century Gundam Build Fighters Ace 二代目名人 (2nd Generation Ma... HGBF 1/144 Gundam Portent + Portent Flyer - Custom... MG 1/100 Nu Gundam Ver. These plants are separated into three blocks, which are positioned so that they are not hidden in the shadows of the mirrors. By A.C. 195, 90% of the Earth Spheres population lived in the colonies with the remaining "ruling elite" residing on the planet. Under Degwin's leadership, Side 3 became a dictatorship, and the National Guard regiments Side 3 maintained became a full fledged army. timeline, space colonies … This mobile suit is so powerful that it can destroy an entire space colony in just one shot. With the re-organization of the Sides completed, the Federation announced that the status quo would be maintained. This is in part for visual effect. Side 3 received additional space colonies in 0082 and again in 0083 as part of the Colony Reclamation Project, which sought to ease the overcrowding of Side 3. The first 50 years of the Universal Century were spent building the various colonies and placing them in the Lagrangian Points, as well as colonizing the moon. As of now the only Gundam calendar timeframe not to have Space Colonies. Many colonies are known to be located in Side 6: Libot, Baldur Bay, Franchesca, Ontario, Ukraine, Kamiigusa, Palda, Morudeigan and New Madera. Side 5 is known as Loum, and was located at L1. shows set after U.C. laser at the end of the war, so virtually all of the humans living in space as of Cosmic Era 73 are Coordinators. Colony Laser as seen on After War Gundam X. This Side became famous in September of U.C. Please help rewrite it to explain the fiction more clearly and provide non-fictional perspective . 0084, Side 6 was moved to L5. All colonies in the Universal Century are O'Neill "Island 3" type colony cylinders. For instance, when looking up from the ground inside the colony, the sky would be the bluish grey of a cloudy day due to the color of the land surface on the other side. There is evidence some colonies are built for many years but forbidden by a treaty drafted during the Solar Conflict. For a list of known colonies and asteroids in the Universal Century see Universal Century Locations O'Neill cylinder and Space colony (UC). 0085. The Gundam Wiki is a FANDOM Anime Community. (G Gundam), The colonies in the After Colony Timeline (Gundam Wing/Endless Waltz) are generally based on the Stanford "Island 2" type layout, and are also located in gravitationally stable areas around the Earth. There are three window sections that let in sunlight from outside, alternating with three land sections where the people live. In the Universal Century (U.C.) Its electricity requirements would be supplied by the solar power plants floating around it. Each. The remainder left for interstellar space. 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