This ship has been painstakingly recreated in high-quality plastic materials then hand painted with an incredible level of detail. The ship also comes with a full color collector magazine. It measures approximately 5 inches long by 3-7/8 inches wide by 2-1/2 inches tall while mounted on the included stand.
The OV-165 starship is a 21st-century space shuttle with aerospike engines that could reach low Earth orbit.
The OV-165 was a successor to the Space Shuttle, and it was used to reach Earth’s orbit. It took off vertically, but did not need booster rockets to break free of Earth’s atmosphere. Instead, it used it's aerospike engines that could blast it into space; it could then land back on Earth like a conventional airplane
The fully illustrated magazine provides an in-depth profile of the OV-165 Starship plus, find out how illustrator John Eaves came up with a believable design for an immediate successor to NASA’s Space Shuttle for the opening credits of Star Trek: Enterprise, and how the special effects were put together for ‘Broken Bow’, the pilot episode.
This model is part of the Starships Collection of Star Trek vehicles by Eaglemoss. This incredible collection includes all the most significant ships from the five Star Trek television series. Imported from the U.K. with limited distribution in the U.S., these models are not easy to find for sale in the United States.
The collection features a full range of Federation and alien vessels including seven incarnations of the Enterprise; all the major Klingon vessels including the Bird-of-Prey; Dominion; Borg; and Romulan ships and is slated to include about 160 ships in total.