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Re-Entry Pod

Re-Entry Pod

Technical Data

Ship Type: trans-atmospheric transport
Government: Zentradi Army
Accomodation: 20 ~ 25 Reguld Battle Pods
Dimensions: approximate diameter 94.8 meters; height 35.5 meters
Mass: 1,720 metric tons (Macross Chronicle 2E SDF Macross Mechanic Sheet Zentradi 09B)
Power Plant: unknown
Propulsion: 14 x underside boosters; many x vernier thrusters
Design Features: 1 x main entrance/egress and deployment hatch; 4 x retractable landing struts
Armament: none

Description and History

The Re-Entry Pod is the standard trans-atmospheric carrier craft for the Zentradi mecha forces. Simplistic in design, the Re-Entry ship is one large cargo hold with the craft built around it. It features a single large entrance/egress hatch in the front of the craft and four retracting landing struts. Numerous powerful thrusters are situated all around the craft and the ship is capable of rapid descent from space as well as quick lift off into orbit. These ships were used extensively during Space War I.

Production Notes

Debut: Super Dimension Fortress Macross, Episode 1
Crew: Kamjin Kravshera
Other Appearances: none
Original mechanical designer: Miyatake Kazutaka

Line Art

  • Re-Entry Pod line art
  • Information Courtesy of the Macross Compendium:
    Images From - Macross Perfect Memory and other macross books
    C. Wilson - Writer, Editor and Colorist