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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.
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The Micronauts '''Astro Station''' is a fictional vehicle in the ''[[Micronauts]]'' series introduced in 1976.
  
 
==Micronauts==
 
==Micronauts==
The Astro Station is a vehicle in the Micronauts series.  
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The Astro Station is a vehicle in the ''Micronauts'' series.
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===Development===
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The Astro Station was released by Mego in 1976. It was also released by Airfix and Pin Pin Toys.
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In 2018 several part for the Astro Station were released on Shapeways by Mathew Robert Ignash.
  
 
===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.
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====2003 Image Comics====
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An Astro Station was seen among Baron Karza's fleet in ''Micronauts Karza'' number 4 by Image Comics.  
  
 
====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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:The single gun was recolored for the [[Hyperion (Micronauts)|Hyperion]].
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:A seat was recolored for the unreleased [[Iguanos]] toy. 
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:This toy was to be recolored into a Buck Rogers toy and was recolored into the Inter-Changeables [[C.E.D.M]].
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*'''''Airfix Micronauts'' Astro Station''' (1978)
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*'''''Pin Pin Toys Micronauts'' Astro Station'''
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:A release of the Mego toy in France by Pin Pin Toys.
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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 miniature 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
  
 
[[Category:1:18 scale]]
 
[[Category:1:18 scale]]
 
[[Category:5mm peg compatible toys]]
 
[[Category:5mm peg compatible toys]]
 
[[Category:1976 toys]]
 
[[Category:1976 toys]]
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[[Category:1978 toys]]
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[[Category:Airfix]]
 
[[Category:Fictional aircraft]]
 
[[Category:Fictional aircraft]]
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[[Category:Image Comics vehicles]]
 
[[Category:Marvel Comics vehicles]]
 
[[Category:Marvel Comics vehicles]]
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[[Category:Mego]]
 
[[Category:Micronauts]]
 
[[Category:Micronauts]]
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[[Category:Pin Pin Toys]]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 18:07, 5 February 2019

Astro Station
Astrostationbox.jpg
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.

Development

The Astro Station was released by Mego in 1976. It was also released by Airfix and Pin Pin Toys.

In 2018 several part for the Astro Station were released on Shapeways by Mathew Robert Ignash.

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.

2003 Image Comics

An Astro Station was seen among Baron Karza's fleet in Micronauts Karza number 4 by Image Comics.

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.
The single gun was recolored for the Hyperion.
A seat was recolored for the unreleased Iguanos toy.
This toy was to be recolored into a Buck Rogers toy and was recolored into the Inter-Changeables C.E.D.M.
  • Airfix Micronauts Astro Station (1978)
  • Pin Pin Toys Micronauts Astro Station
A release of the Mego toy in France by Pin Pin Toys.
  • 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 miniature 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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