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Factory Satellite

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General and Technical Data

Model number: N/A
Code name: Factory Satellite
Unit type: automated weapons production factory
Manufacturer: Zentradi
Operator(s): Zentradi; U.N. Spacy
Rollout: unknown
First deployment: unknown
Dimensions: overall height 3,000.0 km; overall length approx 5-500.0 km
Weight: unknown
Armor materials: unknown
Powerplant: heat pile system cluster, power output rating unknown
Propulsion: fold system cluster
Performance: unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown; gravity control system
Fixed armaments: many x defensive armament

Technical and Historical Notes

The Zentradi Factory Satellite was an enormous automated weapons production factory that produced aircraft, mecha and ships for the Zentradi forces. This mega structure had a height of 3,000 kilometers and a width at least twice that size. Following the devastation of Earth at the end of Space War I, U.N. Spacy sought to restore its military power in the event of another alien attack. In October 2011, a joint force comprised of U.N. Spacy personnel and Zentradi forces led by Britai Kridanik began an operation to capture a Zentradi Factory Satellite for this purpose. The joint force used the cultural shock of a baby and a kiss to surprise the Zentradi garrison defending the satellite and defeat its commander, Dagao. Afterward, the Factory Satellite folded back to Earth and placed in a stable orbit at a Lagrange point. Due to its immense size, the Factory Satellite was visible from Earth with the naked eye. Initially, the Factory Satellite was beset with production problems resulting from damage over many years by Supervision Army attacks. Eventually, the Factory Satellite was repaired and reconfigured to manufacture U.N. Spacy equipment. Following the success of the capture operation, U.N. Spacy embarked on more missions to seize other Factory Satellites from Zentradi control. In May 2029, an explosion at the first captured Factory Satellite destroyed the dock and the under construction ships Megaroad-24 and Megaroad-25.

Miscellaneous Information

First appearance: Super Dimension Fortress Macross
Original mechanical designer: Kazutaka Miyatake

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Macross Info


Director:
Noboru Ishiguro

Writer(s):
Hiroshi Ohnogi
Shoji Kawamori
Noboru Ishiguro
Sukehiro Tomita
Kenichi Matsuzaki

Mechanical Designer(s):
Shoji Kawamori
Kazutaka Miyatake

Character Designer:
Haruhiko Mikimoto

Musical Composer:
Kentaroh Haneda

Airdates:
Japan 10.03.1982 – 06.26.1983

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