P2_7 Mobile Suit Gundam: Falling From Space

Rosanna Hall, Andrew West, Melissa McHugh, James Blake



In order for a Mobile Suit to be unable to escape the Earth’s gravity at an altitude of 100km with 40% of the propellant fuel available it would have to be travelling towards the Earth at 27,431ms-1. The increase in temperature due to the resistive drag forces felt upon re-entry would require an active cooling system with an output of 112MW which is over 37 times greater than known power outputs on board Mobile Suits.

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