Sci-Fi Spaceships You'd Love to Fly

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What's cooler than a good old fashioned sci-fi spaceship? Seriously? Science fiction spaceships travel at impossible speeds, they often pack all manner of awesome firepower, and they just look so cool. Most importantly, they travel through space.

Our obsession with space and fci-fi spaceships is nothing new. The fascination has been around as long as science fiction itself. Long before CGI ships shaped like anything imaginable, filmmakers and fans would build miniatures of the spaceships in their heads. Science fiction is a big part of mainstream pop culture thanks to film, TV, video games, and literature, so spaceships are just part of our visual vocabulary. Everybody, even people who aren't into sci-fi, knows which ships they like the most.

We wanted to look back at the coolest sci-fi spaceships throughout the years to find out which one is the best. The classic battle between Star Wars and Star Trek, will it be the Millennium Falcon or the Starship Enterprise? Or maybe even Darth Vader's Tie Fighter? Or something more modern like Star-Lord's Milano in Guardians of the Galaxy?

Whatever the case, we want to hear from you! Vote up the spaceship below that you would most want to fly. Your votes will determine to most coveted fictional spaceships in the whole galaxy.
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    Millenniun Falcon

    Millenniun Falcon 
	is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Sci-Fi Spaceships You'd Love to Fly
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    What is there to say that hasn't been said? With Han and Chewie behind the wheel, the Millennium Falcon is the fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy. The most famous ship from Star Wars looks cool, it handles like a dream, and it's fast! Heck the thing made the Kessel run in less than twelve parsecs.
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    USS Enterprise

    USS Enterprise 
	is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Sci-Fi Spaceships You'd Love to Fly
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    The first and still the ultimate Star Trek starship. The USS Enterprise has had its share of helmsmen over the years and survived plenty of epic battles, close encounters, and strange phenomena. Its recent overhaul in the rebooted Trek just emphasized how timeless and iconic the core design remains.
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    The Tardis 
	is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Sci-Fi Spaceships You'd Love to Fly
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    Who says a spacecraft can't look like an old fashioned British police box? Especially since Doctor Who's ship can travel through space and time. Plus, the inside is much, much roomier than the outside suggests.
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    Serenity

    Serenity 
	is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Sci-Fi Spaceships You'd Love to Fly
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    Serenity is the oddly beautiful spunky little ship from the show Firefly (named after the ship's class) and the aptly titled movie Serenity. The outside kind of looks like a mechanized Nessie, and the inside is a patchwork of ragtag rooms and hallways. But there's just something really endearing about Serenity, plus it's zippy and maneuverable.
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    Battlestar Galactica

    Battlestar Galactica 
	is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Sci-Fi Spaceships You'd Love to Fly
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    One of the most formidable ships ever, the Battlestar Galactica (can you guess what show it's from?) has a wide array of missiles, a fire shield, a compliment of Colonial Viper fighters, and even nukes all under a hulking yet graceful exterior.
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    Star Destroyer

    Star Destroyer 
	is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Sci-Fi Spaceships You'd Love to Fly
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    We all remember the first time we saw this beast passing overhead in Star Wars. It's aptly named and looks like a giant white dagger through space. If you're looking to intimidate any other ships you come across, a Star Destroyer will do the job and more.
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    Klingon Bird of Prey

    Klingon Bird of Prey 
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    One of the most instantly recognizable enemy ships from Star Trek is the Klingon Bird of Prey. As soon as you saw this thing it put you on edge. These are fast, powerful, and deadly, like the Klingon's themselves, but as Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home proved, they can also be sorta cozy.
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    Milano

    Milano 
	is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Sci-Fi Spaceships You'd Love to Fly
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    Star-Lord's ship from Guardians of the Galaxy isn't just slick on the outside, it's also got the interior every kid that grew up in the '80s would dream of, complete with a tape deck for Awesome Mixes vol. 1 and 2. It's basically a muscle car, but for space. Plus it's named after Alissa Milano.
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