From the Enterprise to Serenity: The Sci-fi Spacecraft Quiz

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The sky's the limit when it comes to the amazing spacecraft in your favorite sci-fi series. Take our quiz to see how much you know about the vessels your favorite characters use to zip across the galaxy.

What's the name of the ship piloted by Han Solo in "Star Wars"?

Han Solo piloted the Millennium Falcon with his co-pilot Chewie. The Millennium Falcon may not look like much, but she did the Kessel Run in under 12 parsecs.

What ordinary object inspired the design of the Millennium Falcon?

George Lucas and his design team were inspired by a half-eaten hamburger when designing the Millennium Falcon.

What series features the TARDIS?

On "Doctor Who," the Doctor travels in an interstellar time machine known as the TARDIS.

What does the TARDIS resemble?

The TARDIS is disguised as a blue police call box. Fortunately, it's much larger on the inside than it looks from the outside and includes a library and swimming pool.

Which of these series features a simple ship known as the Enterprise?

In the classic "Star Trek" series, Capt. James T. Kirk leads his crew on a five-year mission aboard the USS Enterprise.

True or false: The Enterprise was destroyed on a trip to the Genesis Planet.

In 2285, Kirk took the Enterprise on a trip to rescue Spock near the Genesis Planet. The trip ended with the destruction of the Enterprise.

What is the name of the ship on "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy"?

"The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" features the space vessel Heart of Gold, which is powered by the Infinite Improbability Drive.

Who steals the Heart of Gold during its launch ceremony?

During the launch ceremony for the ship, galaxy president Zaphod Beeblebrox steals the vessel and goes in search of the planet Magrathea.

What ship is led by Cmdr. William Adama?

Adama and President Laura Roslin led a crew aboard the Battlestar Galactica in the 2004 TV series of the same name.

What is the spaceship on "Mystery Science Theater 3000" named after?

The Satellite of Love is named after a song by Lou Reed.

What film features the spaceship NSEA Protector?

Peter Quincy Taggart serves as commander of the NSEA Protector in the 1999 film "Galaxy Quest."

What superhero travels in an invisible jet plane?

Wonder Woman's famous invisible jet plane went "on display" at the National Air and Space Museum in 2015.

What is the name of the spaceship on the show "Firefly"?

The transport ship on "Firefly" is called Serenity and is also featured in the 2005 film of the same name.

Who is the captain of the space vessel on "Futurama"?

Capt. Turanga Leela leads a crew of delivery men aboard the USS Planet Express ship on the animated sci-fi series.

What movie features a ship called Nebuchadnezzar?

Neo boards the Nebuchadnezzar — piloted by Morpheus — in the film "The Matrix."

What is the name of the spaceship in the film "Silent Running"?

A very dedicated botanist rides aboard the Valley Forge in the 1972 film "Silent Running."

What series does the White Star spaceship appear in?

The White Star in "Babylon 5" first appears in the season three episode "Matters of Honor."

What is the largest and most powerful spacecraft in the Romulan fleet?

The Romulan Warbird is the largest and most powerful of all Romulan spacecraft and measures twice as long as the USS Enterprise.

What vessel is operated by HAL 9000?

HAL 9000 operates the nuclear-powered Discovery One on "2001: A Space Odyssey."

What is the name of the ship in the 1979 movie "Alien"?

The crew on "Alien" experiences a truly terrifying encounter of the too-close kind aboard the Nostromo.

What shape is the vessel occupied by the Borgs?

On "Star Trek," the crew of the Enterprise first encounters the Borg cube near system J-25 in the Delta Quadrant.

Which is larger: USS Enterprise or Klingon Bird of Prey?

The Bird of Prey is one of the smaller Klingon vessels, supporting only a few dozen crew, which pales in comparison to the much larger Enterprise.

What "Star Trek" series features the USS Defiant?

The Constitution-class USS Defiant appears in "Deep Space Nine" and "Star Trek: First Contact."

Which captain leads the USS Enterprise in "Star Trek: The Next Generation"?

Capt. Jean-Luc Picard commands the Enterprise on "The Next Generation," years after Kirk and company had completed their five-year mission.

On "Star Trek," what class does the USS Voyager belong to?

The USS Voyager, which appears on both "Deep Space Nine" and "Voyager," is part of the Intrepid class of spacecraft.

Who travels in the Super Star Destroyer Executor?

On "The Empire Strikes Back," evil Darth Vader travels aboard his Super Star Destroyer Executor.

True or false: TIE fighters are designed for large crews.

In the "Star Wars" franchise, TIE fighters are single-pilot fighter jets designed for dogfighting.

What is the name of Boba Fett's vessel on "Star Wars"?

The vessel Slave I is originally owned by Jango Fett, who passes it to his son, bounty hunter Boba Fett.

What is the name of the giant vessel the Empire uses in "Star Wars"?

The moon-sized Death Star represents a terrifying and potent weapon for the Empire.

Where is the second Death Star constructed?

The second Death Star is constructed near Endor but is destroyed when the Millennium Falcon launches an attack against its reactor core.

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