Image from Anders Sandberg
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.
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Text by Anders Sandberg
Amended by Steve Bowers 2019
Initially published on 11 November 2009.