Fictional spacecraft size comparison

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    > That's nothing. I'm sure the Dyson Sphere from Star Trek TNG would be the biggest of all, since it had a diameter of about 200 million km.
    Stretching the idea of a "ship" a bit isn't it. I mean, where are you going to go with it?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Salem View Post
    > That's nothing. I'm sure the Dyson Sphere from Star Trek TNG would be the biggest of all, since it had a diameter of about 200 million km.
    Stretching the idea of a "ship" a bit isn't it. I mean, where are you going to go with it?
    Where ever the star goes.
    But not all the things in that picture are ships. Some are space stations, which don't go anywhere.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MK27 View Post
    No BATTLESTAR!!!!
    Hey, I just found BSG on there, and Andromeda too.
    It's on the left edge right below Babylon 5 Earch Alliance Explorer Class.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cpjust View Post
    Hey, I just found BSG on there, and Andromeda too.
    It's on the left edge right below Babylon 5 Earch Alliance Explorer Class.
    I was thinking the Base Stars were just huge but I would think that of anything ~2km in diameter. I guess there is no perspective in outer space!

    The last BSG presented a much more conservative vision of space expansion than Star Wars (and logarithmicly less than Star Trek), tho. And a crucial element of the plot revolves around everyone's reliance on planets, so the ships are not too big. The "Battlestar Wiki" doesn't even bother including dimensions:

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