Contents This thread started as a design exploration, but evolved into a real build. For those who want to skip the preliminaries, here's where things happen: Design exploration starts here (this post) Build preparation officially started at post 91 (although I also did some fabrication experiments starting at post 60). Actually construction starts at post 143. Here's what I'm building: Original first post Trailer for the new movie "Passengers" just came out. Movie looks interesting, but I really love the design of the ship they're on. Here's a direct link to the point in the trailer where the ship sails by: [video]https://youtu.be/7BWWWQzTpNU?t=46[/video] Here are three still shots, from front, side, and behind. It's very hard to see, black ship against black space; I still don't fully have all the details of how it's worked out, although I think I get it overall. Building a faithful recreation is way beyond my pay grade, but I'm gonna see if I can capture enough of the essence to be worthwhile.