|A Zapod-class lander. |
Landing craft designed to land on, and take off from, planets and other objects with little or no atmosphere, cannot use aerobraking or aerodynamic lift. Such craft must use thrust during both landing and take-off procedures.
|Landing Place Cathedral on Argelander:|
The place where the first colonists landed on the planet Argelander is marked with a magnificent Byzantine cathedral, including a stone replica of the landing ship itself
|Aerobraking lander craft used by House Stevens at Tierra del Fuego|
|A Hypersonic Waverider shuttle, capable of landing and taking off from a planet with an Earth-like oxygen-bearing atmosphere (and a spaceport with a sufficiently long runway)|