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May 4th, commonly called, Star Wars Day, is one of the geeks’ lovely days of the year. This date was picked as a play on the famous line "May the Force be with you" as "May the Fourth be with you." On this day, fans will have an opportunity to celebrate all the characters, stories, and history of the Star Wars Universe. You can choose how you celebrate: start a marathon watching movies and series, share themed content on your social networks, wear Star Wars clothes, and take part in different activities that commemorate the effect of this space saga. Large retailers and manufacturers are prepared for the holiday, creating themed pages or releasing new collections of figurines, or products, for example, Star Wars franchise owners - Disney open separate stores with exclusive toys just before the holiday. Before this May the 4th we delved into exploring the most iconic Star Wars spaceships, not just as modes of travel and combat, but as symbols of mostly loved saga. Check out our compilation of the best Star Wars Day 2024 spaceships and discover their Lego analogs.

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Biggest Hyperdrive Capability

The Millennium Falcon, renowned for its legendary speed and distinctive design, has a storied history marked by numerous owners and pivotal roles in the Galactic Civil War. Originally a YT-1300 Corellian freighter, it underwent significant modifications to boost its speed, shielding, and firepower, making it one of the fastest ships in the galaxy. Its modified Class 0.5 hyperdrive is substantially faster than standard models, enabling it to execute critical missions with unprecedented speed. Its most famous feats include the record-breaking Kessel Run and pivotal contributions to the destruction of both Death Stars, cementing its legacy as an icon of resistance and freedom.

LEGO Millennium falcon on the table

The design of the Millennium Falcon was conceived by George Lucas and realized by the conceptual artist Ralph McQuarrie and model maker Joe Johnston at Industrial Light & Magic (ILM). Its iconic shape, initially inspired by a hamburger with an olive on the side as joked by Lucas, evolved from a concept intended to be distinct from the traditional spacecraft aesthetic of other sci-fi media, aiming for a unique and memorable look. This design process created one of the most recognizable and enduring ships.

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LEGO Millennium Falcon

Largest and most detailed LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon model (75192). Han Solo's Iconic Ship, 16+

7541 pieces.



Top-notch Arsenal

The appearance of the Imperial-class Star Destroyer in the initial "A New Hope" film immediately tells the viewer about The Galactic Empire's sinister power to lay waste to entire planets. This ship in the movie is not only symbolic but also in line with the notion of power and authority which is key to the Imperial system. On its harsh wedge tight, this is the symbol of power which is oppressing life through fear across the galaxy. Being considered the most heavily-armed ship in the history of the Empire it is armed with two kinds of defense systems that are patented durasteel plating and shield generators thus making it resistant to enemy attacks. These two unique features regarding the design of the vehicle make it one of the most powerful and unbeatable ships in the Star Wars universe created to impose its dominance and be used to keep order within the Imperial territories.

Lego Imperial Star Destroyer in the space

The collaboration between two renowned artists Ralph McQuarrie and Colin Cantwell has led to the development of the most detailed representation of the Imperial-class Star Destroyer. Thus together they proceeded to design and craft the ship whose appearance was both undoubtedly terrifying and also revealed the story of underlying technological superiority and totalitarian essence of the Empire. In history, this innovative method has held its footprints in Star Wars visual stories that the Star Destroyer set up as a perennial symbol of imperial might.

LEGO Imperial Star Destroyer product card

LEGO Imperial Star Destroyer

Ultimate Collector Series Imperial Star Destroyer with over 4,700 LEGO pieces. It features swiveling guns, a tilting radar dish, intricate design, and includes a scale version of the Rebels' Tantive IV starship. Complete with a display stand, info plaque, and 2 Imperial minifigures.



Unified Combat Dynamics

Venator-class Republic Attack Cruiser, which first appeared in "Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith," during the pivotal Battle of Coruscant is a straightforward demonstration of the engineering and strategic vision of the Galactic Republic’s navy. The starship is a beacon and flagship of the Republic, and it can function both as a battleship and a carrier which makes it a very valuable and flexible tool for maintaining peace and keeping order throughout the galaxy. It is characterized by the two-fold role it meets, which is that of the fighter craft capable of air superiority missions as well as engaging enemy ships by employing its powerful weaponry itself.

Venator class starship LEGO model on the table

One of the Venator class's distinguishing characteristics is its capacity to deploy countless divisions of starfighters, comprising one of the most formidable fighters of this time the ARC-170s and V-19 Torrents. Considering this function, the Venator class can deliver war capability anywhere in the front field, exhibiting both assault ability and protection to ground forces and fleet engagements. Furthermore, together with its primary offensive weapons such as turbo lasers and ion cannons ships of this class can adapt to the battlefield in many situations, surpassing most mid-class in terms of their operational dexterity.

LEGO Venator-Class Republic Attack Cruiser product card

LEGO Venator-Class Republic Attack Cruiser

LEGO Star Wars Ultimate Collector Series Venator-Class Republic Attack Cruiser (75367). Features authentic red stripes, a command bridge, and a hangar with a Republic Gunship. 

Contains 5,374 pieces



The Best All-in-one Fighter

The X-Wing Starfighter, which is officially called the T-65 X-Wing Starfighter, is the core component of the Rebel Alliance fleet. Renowned for its balance of speed, firepower, and durability, it had a critical role in battles against the Galactic Empire- from the destruction of both Death Stars to big events. Its S-foils, which fold out to form an "X" shape for more weapons spread and better cooling made it a recognizable asset for the Rebellion Forces.

X-Wing Fighter on the stand at the table

The X-wing's concept was intended to give a feeling of familiarization and futureization taking inspiration from both aviation history and sci-fi technology to create a spacecraft that was not only realistic to the scenes in the movie but also an emblem of the Resistance's ingenuity and determination. This very painstaking design with extensive participation from the concept artist, Ralph McQuarrie, and model maker, Colin Cantwell, produced one of the most iconic symbols of Star Wars mythology. Schematic visualizes a balance between speed, firepower, and durability that’s why we have put the X-Wing in the best all-In-one class.

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LEGO X-Wing Starfighter

Detailed LEGO X-Wing Starfighter (75355) set includes an opening cockpit, space for R2-D2, and adjustable wings. With a display stand and Luke Skywalker minifigure. 

Contains 1,949 pieces.



Smallest Armed Vessel

The TIE Fighter, the twin-ion engine fighter, is the main ship of the Empire and is essentially spherical with large hexagonal solar panels on the sides of the craft. This fighter was designed by Colin Cantwell and polished by John Winston McQuarrie, which closely reflects the Empire's doctrine about fleet composition, where speed, agility, and numbers are more important than only raw power. The TIE Fighter made its first appearance in "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope looked like a perfect warship with space technology and was the most thrilling memory from my childhood related to Star Wars. It was truly mind-blowing for a young kid like me.

TIE fighter with mini figures on the table

Being on the other hand smaller and less equipped than most of the Star Wars universe ships, the TIE Fighter turns out to be not the smallest starship. Especially when the capital ships and huge freighters are compared. In astral wars, anything smaller than this would include ships like reconnaissance drones, escape pods as well as personal or small spacecraft. These embodiments have been classified for executing certain predefined operations that require minimal space in close vicinity to exoplanets. The appearance of this aircraft aimed to act as an expression of ubiquity which would give an option of overwhelming enemies with such agile fighters. Because of that, perhaps the TIE Fighter is among the smallest spacecraft that was used in Star Wars for combat.

LEGO Star Wars Imperial TIE Fighter product card

LEGO Star Wars Imperial TIE Fighter

LEGO Imperial TIE Fighter (75300). Authentic design, minifigure cockpit, shooters, TIE Fighter Pilot, Stormtrooper, NI-L8 Protocol Droid.

Contains 432 pieces.



Bottom Line

The Star Wars franchise has so many spaceships that it would take an encyclopedia to describe them all, so we've made this short list of the most iconic. Yes, it may differ from your preferences, and we will discuss this on social media.

Finally, it should be noted that this year LEGO and the Star Wars franchise celebrate their 25th anniversary, and this Star Wars day will bring many surprises for geeks and connoisseurs. A partnership that has not only stood the test of time but has grown into one of our favorite alliances in the history of toys and entertainment.