Ganymede

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This article is about the moon of Jupiter. For the city, see Ganymede (city).
Ganymede
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Astrographical

System:

Sol system

Orbiting:

Jupiter

Orbital position:

Seventh natural satellite

Moon(s):

None

Physical

Diameter:

5,268 kilometres (3,273 mi)

Societal

Demonym:

Ganymedian, Ganymedean

Species:

Human

Government:

Unified Earth Government

 

Ganymede is a natural satellite governed by the Unified Earth Government and is the largest moon of Jupiter in the Sol system. It was partially terraformed though it supposedly retains a harsh climate.[1] Ganymede is home to a significant human population.

The country Aigburth is located on Ganymede, as well as the Low/Zero Gravity Testing Facility, the developer of the EVA Armor. Subsequently, the EVA Armor was created and tested at Ganymede at Lister, Aigburth.[2]

Trivia[edit]

  • The country Aigburth is a reference to the British TV series Red Dwarf. It is from the name The Aigburth Arms, where the character Lister was found abandoned as a baby. The city Lister is also a reference to the show, Dave Lister being one of the main characters.
  • In the Halo: Reach live-action short Spaceport, Ganymede is a destination listed at the Manassas Spaceport.

List of appearances[edit]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ Halo Encyclopedia, page 283
  2. ^ Bungie.net: Spartan Variant: E.V.A.