Alpha Pod was a one-manned space pod docked in A20 on the Oberon. It was piloted by Pericles who on February 14th, 2029 flew it into an electromagnetic storm upon Commander Vasich's orders. Upon enter the storm Alpha Pod was pushed forward through time and landed on Ashlar near Calima in the middle of a great battle between apes and humans on December 5021.
After Pericles left the pod, and peace was established between apes and men, the Alpha Pod found the coordinates to planet Earth. Captain Leo Davidson boarded the Alpha Pod, leaving Pericles behind and flew it into the same electromagnetic storm and pressed forward to planet Earth passing closely but Saturn. Captain Davidson crash landed the pod in Washington D.C. at the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.