Modular Shuttle
"Modular Shuttle" by 'keycode'

Modular shuttle for transporting passengers and freight to giant space colonies

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Long Description

The image shows a modular shuttle for transporting passengers and freight from Earth to giant space colonies or other planets.

Technical details:

  • Up to six modules left and right, eight freight modules on top
  • Total length: 150.4 m
  • Total height: 29.5 m
  • Total mass: Top secret! (I don't know)
  • Hybrid propulsion (chemical propulsion for higher acceleration, electrical propulsion for long distances)

The scene contains 2215 finite objects and 13 light sources; the radiosity-feature is activated. For the earth I used free texture files from NASAs "Blue Marble" Project ( with a resolution of 8192 x 4096 pixel.

Total time for render: 1h 40min

Used Hardware:

  • AMD Athlon XP 1600+, 768 MByte RAM
  • AMD Athlon XP 2000+, 256 MByte RAM

All machines run under Windows XP.

Making Of

Not Supplied

Tools Used

PoV-Ray v. 3.6

Supplied Files


Detail Images

Detail 1: 1080x810 @ 620,480

Detail 2: 1080x810 @ 350,360
Judges Comments

Good modelling but flat lighting in a environment where contrast should be everything.

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