Initial surveys of Erebus VII were promising and hopeful, but the events which followed tell a far darker story.
Now fully dedicated to supporting the war effort, this mining vessel once served the UNSC's colonization efforts.
Galileo's compartmentalized layout benefits protracted defensive stands in the unlikely event of an attack.
Sites like this allow researchers the ability to closely observe a world's inner workings prior to colonization.
Stranded on a remote world, a handful of survivors managed to use their ship's debris to thrive long after the crash.
Hidden deep within the clouds, harmonic resonance platforms are believed to sustain the existence of artificial stars.
Collision craters rarely elicit the need for embedded teams, but the contents of this particular site demanded it.
Powerful channel-based mass drivers like these were once used to launch monitoring relays deep into space.
The catastrophic effects of this reactor's systemic breakdown will eventually rend this icy moon into pieces.
Now integrated into the War Games simulation, this curiously hidden gorge was once the site of a Spartan deployment.
Seismic scans indicate that these looming citadels only hint at the enormous structure which lies beneath.
A testament to the Forerunners' technological prowess, this installation was designed to suspend the death of a star.
ONI personnel remain convinced that these ancient structures somehow harness the planet's torrential wind for power.