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Space Launch

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General and Technical Data

Model number: N/A
Code name: Space Launch
Unit type: space launch
Manufacturer: Earth Federation Forces
Operator(s): Earth Federation Forces; Anti-Earth Union Group; True Federal
First deployment: unknown
Accommodation: varies
Dimensions: unknown
Weight: unknown
Armor materials: unknown
Powerplant: unknown
Propulsion: 2-4 x rocket thruster
Performance: unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown
Fixed armaments: none

Technical and Historical Notes

The Space Launch was a small transport shuttle used by the Earth Federation Forces. In normal usage, the Space Launch ferried passengers, but in an emergency it also doubled as a lifeboat. On December 31, UC 0079, the assault carrier White Base crashed on the surface of the Zeon space fortress A Baoa Qu in the final battle of the One Year War. With some Newtype guidance from Amuro Ray, the crew was able to successfully evacuate in Space Launches before the ship exploded. Similar designs were used later by the EFF and AEUG in UC 0087-0088.

Miscellaneous Information

First appearance: Mobile Suit Gundam
Original mechanical designer:
Kunio Okawara (Mobile Suit Gundam version)

Lineart

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Mobile Suit Gundam Info


Director(s):

Yoshiyuki Tomino
Ryoji Fujiwara (movie 1)

Writer(s):
Yoshiyuki Tomino
Masaru Yamamoto
Kenichi Matsuzaki
Yoshihisa Araki
Hiroyuki Hoshiyama

Mechanical Designer(s):
Kunio Okawara
Yoshiyuki Tomino

Character Designer:
Yoshikazu Yasuhiko

Musical Composer(s):
Yuji Matsuyama
Takeo Watanabe

Airdates:
Japan 04.07.1979 – 01.26.1980
U.S. 07.23.2001 – 09.12.2001

Theatrical Release:
Japan 03.14.1981 – 03.13.1982

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