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{{Infobox Fictional Spacecraft
| name           = Astro Station
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| name     = Astro Station
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| caption   = Mego Astro Station box
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The Micronauts '''Astro Station''' is a fictional vehicle in the [[Micronauts]] series introduced in 1976.
 
The Micronauts '''Astro Station''' is a fictional vehicle in the [[Micronauts]] series introduced in 1976.
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===Comics===
 
===Comics===
 
====1979 Marvel Comics====
 
====1979 Marvel Comics====
The Astro Station is one of the vehicles house in the Micronauts ship Endeavor.
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The Astro Station is one of the vehicles housed in the Micronauts ship Endeavor. The capsule included with the Station was depicted as where Commander Rann was kept in suspended animation in the story.
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The Micronauts frequently traveled in the Astro Station when on Earth.
  
 
====2018 Micronauts Protectors of Inner Space====
 
====2018 Micronauts Protectors of Inner Space====
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===Toys===
 
===Toys===
 
*'''''Mego Micronauts'' Astro Station''' (1976)
 
*'''''Mego Micronauts'' Astro Station''' (1976)
:A remold of the Microman Conning Station.
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:A remold of the Takara Microman Conning Station with rubber tipped missiles.
:The instructions for this vehicle depicted the Takara Microman Bobson mold figure piloting it, despite that figure not being part of the Micronauts line.
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:The instructions for this vehicle depicted the Takara Microman M111 Bobson mold figure piloting it, despite that figure not being part of the Micronauts line.
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:This toy was recolored into the Inter-Changeables [[C.E.D.M]].
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*'''''Airfix Micronauts'' Astro Station''' (1978)
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*'''''Hasbro'' Micronauts Classic Collection''' (2016)
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:A SDCC 2016 exclusive box set containing a green plastic [[Galactic Warrior]], a grey Orbital Defender (formerly called the Galactic Defender) and blue [[Pharoid]] with two winglets and Time Chamber.
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:The Time Chamber featured the original Japanese writing.
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:Inside the box the figures are attacked to a cardboard display which looks like a minature version of the Astro Station.
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:Features art by [[Ken Kelly]]. The box art for Pharoid features him wearing the larger wings from the Palisades version of Pharoid which were not part of this set.
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*Several [https://www.shapeways.com/marketplace/games/toys/?tag=Astro+Station parts for Astro Station] are available on [[Shapeways]].
  
 
===Gallery===
 
===Gallery===
 
<gallery>
 
<gallery>
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image:astrostation-instructions.jpg|Astro Station instructions
 
image:mpois-rescuepod.jpg|Micronauts Protectors of Inner Space Rescue Pod art
 
image:mpois-rescuepod.jpg|Micronauts Protectors of Inner Space Rescue Pod art
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
*http://www.innerspaceonline.com/astrostation.htm
 
*http://www.innerspaceonline.com/astrostation.htm
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*http://micronauts.wikia.com/wiki/Astro_Station
  
  
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[[Category:5mm peg compatible toys]]
 
[[Category:5mm peg compatible toys]]
 
[[Category:1976 toys]]
 
[[Category:1976 toys]]
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[[Category:1978 toys]]
 
[[Category:Fictional aircraft]]
 
[[Category:Fictional aircraft]]
 
[[Category:Marvel Comics vehicles]]
 
[[Category:Marvel Comics vehicles]]

Latest revision as of 12:02, 8 October 2018

Astro Station
250px
Mego Astro Station box
Affiliation Micronauts
References Micronauts

The Micronauts Astro Station is a fictional vehicle in the Micronauts series introduced in 1976.

Micronauts

The Astro Station is a vehicle in the Micronauts series.

Comics

1979 Marvel Comics

The Astro Station is one of the vehicles housed in the Micronauts ship Endeavor. The capsule included with the Station was depicted as where Commander Rann was kept in suspended animation in the story.

The Micronauts frequently traveled in the Astro Station when on Earth.

2018 Micronauts Protectors of Inner Space

Astro Station appeared in the 2018 art series Micronauts Protectors of Inner Space by Brian Vox. It formed the Rescue Pod with Biotron and Microtron.

Toys

  • Mego Micronauts Astro Station (1976)
A remold of the Takara Microman Conning Station with rubber tipped missiles.
The instructions for this vehicle depicted the Takara Microman M111 Bobson mold figure piloting it, despite that figure not being part of the Micronauts line.
This toy was recolored into the Inter-Changeables C.E.D.M.
  • Airfix Micronauts Astro Station (1978)
  • Hasbro Micronauts Classic Collection (2016)
A SDCC 2016 exclusive box set containing a green plastic Galactic Warrior, a grey Orbital Defender (formerly called the Galactic Defender) and blue Pharoid with two winglets and Time Chamber.
The Time Chamber featured the original Japanese writing.
Inside the box the figures are attacked to a cardboard display which looks like a minature version of the Astro Station.
Features art by Ken Kelly. The box art for Pharoid features him wearing the larger wings from the Palisades version of Pharoid which were not part of this set.

Gallery

References

External links

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