This Star Trek USS Enterprise model kit is perfect for first-time builders

Expand your Star Trek collection with this easy-to-assemble USS Enterprise model kit

Star Trek USS Enterprise NCC-1701-D 1:2500 Scale Model Kit

Are you looking for your first model kit to build? Well, look no further, as this highly detailed model kit of Star Trek’s USS Enterprise NCC-1701-D is sure to provide an exciting and satisfying building experience.

Star Trek USS Enterprise NCC-1701-D 1:2500 Scale Model Kit

From the long-running model kit brand AMT, this 1:2500 scale model kit of the USS Enterprise NCC-1701 only consists of nine pieces, so it’s very simple to assemble. No cement required, this snap-together plastic kit features a dome base with a ball-jointed metal support rod and full Aztec decal wraps that provide every detail of the starship. The model kit comes complete with instructions.

Where to buy Star Trek USS Enterprise NCC-1701-D 1:2500 Scale Model Kit

Priced at around $28, AMT’s Star Trek USS Enterprise NCC-1701-D 1:2500 Scale Model Kit is available for purchase online at Entertainment Earth, Amazon, and Walmart.

USS Enterprise NCC-1701-D in the Star Trek canon

Also known as Enterprise-D, the USS Enterprise NCC-1701-D is a starship under the command of Captain Jean-Luc Picard (Patrick Stewart). It is the main setting of Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994) and the film Star Trek Generations (1994). The starship has also appeared in the pilots of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993) and Star Trek: Picard (2020), and in the finale of Star Trek: Enterprise (2005). Aside from TV series and movies, it has also been depicted in books and licensed products.

Star Trek: The Next Generation occurs in the 24th century, 78 years after the adventures of Captain James T. Kirk (William Shatner) and the starship Enterprise in Star Trek: The Original Series (1966-1969). While Captain Kirk led a five-year mission, Captain Picard and his crew went for a mission of at least 10 years, so in order to sustain such a journey, Andrew Probert’s Enterprise-D updates Matt Jefferies’ iconic 1960s Enterprise design, creating a new starship that is twice as long, eight times the volume, and include the crew’s families.

Enterprise-D also has brighter, less militaristic, and more refined interfaces than the original Enterprise, as Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry wanted Enterprise-D to depict a harmony between science and quality of life.

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