Magellanica 1, the first interstellar colony ship from the South American Space Alliance (including Gran Colombia, Federation of Brazil and the Argentinian States). Only the second stage is shown; the much larger first stage consisted of a Daedalus-type boost system powered by fusion pellets. The South American Alliance declined any assistance from GAIA, and launched three ships to 18 Scorpii using their own resources. Only two arrived.
Magellan, Ferdinand: - Text by Stephen Inniss A 5th century BT (16th century c.e./AD) human male, leader of the first maritime expedition to circumnavigate Old Earth.