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Outreach station by Athane Outreach station by Athane
After the 2nd insectoid attack on Earth in 2354 the Sol Centauri alliance realised it needed a better early detection system. Alliance fleet headquarters designed a sensor network of 8 space docks, 154 starbases, 384 stations and 1,450 satalites. This system would give the Alliance 2 weeks advanced notice on any incoming ships. The farthest out station, Nu Cygni, 356 Ly from Earth was the first built. Orbiting a single star, with only an asteroid feild in the system it was made to double as a research station. It took 3 years for the outer and inner hull to be complete. The E.C.A.N Ryujin-B was sent, only 32% complete with a convoy of 128 cargo and personell ships to the station. 12,000 engineers and mechanincs working round the clock completed the station in 4 years and the Ryujin in 11 months. With the first convoy home, a second was sent with 6 Whale class ships, and 47 ships carrying the remaining compliment of crew, cargo, weapons and auxillary craft. The station was fully operational in 2364.

Nu Cygni Deep space outpost 141-007G
Outreach station

Width: 3,609 meters
Height: 9120 meters
Decks: 1900 decks

Crew compliment: 39,946 standard compliment, 41000 max, room for 116,000
466 Officers
8400 Engineers
8000 Mechanics
580 Medical
5000 Marines
1200 Slayers
1200 Scientists
4500 Pilots,
6900 Gunners

Power Generation
Mana reactor class 11: 2 60Gw/H
Mana mass storage cells model 8: 20 (50 cells per MMSC)
10 GW fusion reactors: 15
Hydrogen storage tanks: 3 7000L
Deuterium storage tanks: 8 2000L tanks
161,920 meters squared solar pannels. 21Gw
Fusion cores: 4 8Gw reactors
Auxillary hydrogen tanks: 3 800L
Auxillary deuterium tanks: 3 500L
6 solar wind turbines: 3Gw/h

Catapults: 550
Coil gun catapults: 8
8 dry dock facilities
24 interior docking ports
14 exterior ports
8 fighter bays
4 shuttle bays

Auxiliary craft:
Raynar Cargo craft: 8
Venture shuttle: 120
Earth Heavy D series: 4
I.P.P.F Constellation class: 8
Rinya Ambulance: 8
Emergency response vessel: 4
Mining craft: 15
Maddog MkI: 850
Maddog MkII: 1000
Maddog MkIV: 950
Echoe MkII: 150
Angel fighter: 350
Rhino: 350
Scorpion: 500

Shield generators: Mk 8, force rating 500
Armor: 2.4 meter thick Tritanium alloy. Resistant to high heat, concussive blasts
4 Athena class Super Mass Drivers
8 Minotaur heavy Mass drivers
40 Heavy cannons (anti: Dreadnaughts, capital ships carriers)
250 Medium canons (Anti battleships, warships, destroyers)
400 light cannons (heavy and medium cruisers)
2,500 Anti-Fighter guns
600 Anti-cruiser cannons
150 Anti-frigate cannons
8,000 Energy flak emplacements
400 Missile turrets (750 missiles each)
200 Torpedo tubes (300 each)

Cargo bays: 184 (1,200 units of cargo each)
Secondary bays: 220 (800 units each)
20Ly subspace radio
5 AU radio transceiver
Short range teleporters: 125 rooms, 14 pads each
Vacuum sealed magnetic elevators: 885 vertical lifts, 1286 horizontal lifts, 300 multidirectional lifts


Training facilities: 32
Weight rooms: 14
Combat simulators: 58
Gymnasiums: 8
Crew lounges: 176
Library facilities: 2
Observation lounges: 45
Briefing rooms: 24
Hospitals: 8
Auxiliary hospitals: 12

Weapons labs: 4
Biodomes: 24
Hydroponics bays: 85
Aerospace labs: 3
Arboretums: 60
Astrobiology labs: 16
Astronomy lounges: 10
Astrophysics labs: 3
Botany Labs: 23
Computer science labs: 8
Cybernetics labs: 5
Exobiology labs: 2
General Science labs: 25
Microbiology labs: 8
Stellar Cartography: 4
Spatial Cartography: 6
Medicinal labs: 13

Fuel refineries: 6
Mineral processing
Fighter construction bay
Munitions plant

Refit cycle:
Minor: 8 years
Standard: 12 years
Maximum: 18 years
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ClearwaterMK2 Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2012
Looks like some eclipse cannon blueprint.
Athane Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Im not sure what that is? But thanks, I'm glad you enjoy it.
Bonsjoerd Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2011
this is awesome
Athane Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thank you very much.
CVTeam Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Is this "paint" ?
Athane Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
yes, alot of hours too
creationstar Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
This is very cool! I do not how you can top this.
Athane Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
When I get my computer back, I hope to find a way to do just that, more lindear design, I'm always open to suggestions
1pen Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2007  Professional Photographer
Oh good god that's amazingly complex. How...long? I wish I could give you more advanced critique...but "whoa" will just have to suffice.
Athane Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks, it only took a few hours, 1/3 of it was taken from already existing works of mine. Thanks for the comment.
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