The following is a list of starships , cruisers, battleships , and other spacecraft in the Star Wars films, books, and video games. The Death Star is the Empire's battle station which can destroy planets. It appears throughout the Star Wars franchise, particularly the original trilogy. It features again in Return of the Jedi where, during the final space battle, it is destroyed after a Rebel A-wing crashes into the command bridge, causing the Executor to lose control and be destroyed as the second Death Star 's gravity pulls the flagship into its surface. A six-foot model of the Executor was constructed which had over , individual lights in it. According to chief model maker Lorne Peterson, the ship was originally scaled to appear sixteen miles long, though later sources would amend this figure.
Porsche & Lucasfilm's 'Star Wars' Starship Design | HYPEBEAST
Designers from Porsche AG and Lucasfilm have joined forces to develop a fantasy starship that brings together the design DNA of the two brands. What happens when two worlds separated by time and space come together to build a starship? Well, Porsche joined forces with Lucasfilm and has come up with a fantasy starship based on its electric vehicle Taycan. Though it will not feature in the upcoming Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker , a scale model of the starship, measuring 5 feet in length, will be displayed at the film premiere this week in Los Angeles. A glance at the details reveals several features familiar from the Porsche design style.
Star Wars: 25 Best Spaceships
It is no secret that the aircraft of World War II and beyond have influenced the design of many ships in the Star Wars universe. The book Star Wars: The Magic of Myth has an entire chapter devoted to how the cultures and technology of the past influenced the design of the ships, weapons, and uniforms of many factions. In the original trilogy, the effects team even used stock footage of World War II dogfights as placeholders while they finalized the visuals. At first glance, the fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy might not resemble anything from our universe, but a closer look shows otherwise.
The Star Wars galaxy is home to some of the most iconic spaceships in science fiction—the instantly recognizable X-Wing, the giant hulls of a Star Destroyer. Some, however, are just plain old goofy. Given that we recently learned about some of the new ships coming to Rogue One , we gathered up some of the silliest ships we could find.