Coriolis Starport - Elite Dangerous
Help your fellow builder by leaving your feedback based on these three criteria:
- Originality: How original is this - never seen before?
- Building Techniques: How much skill do you think the creator of this MOC has, in terms of building technique?
- Details: Express how much you like the details of the build.
Your feedback is only shown to the creator as well as yourself. It is not available for other users to see. The creator won't see your user name.
Made from 1700 parts, this model is 17cm diameter and built to 1:12,000 scale (approx). It is sturdy, despite the hollow interior, and has a detailed quality on the faces. It makes an eye-catching desk toy.
So what is a Coriolis Starport?
In the 2014 reboot "Elite: Dangerous", the Coriolis Starport is still based on the classic shape, but covered in inverted skyscrapers, exoskeleton, and defence turrets, and is a massive 2km in diameter. It still features the "letter box" - a force field protected entrance - leading into the massive pressurised hangar with 45 landing bays for small and large spacecraft.
The Coriolis class of space stations have been around for centuries, and they remain in service across all human-occupied space. They are often found orbiting inhabited planets. These starports rotate constantly, creating an artificial gravity for the comfort and safety of the thousands of residents.
Please add your support, leave comments, and check back for updates! Thank you.
The Flickr album for this project is here.