Fedorov documented the building process over on his Instagram page, showing how the ship has gone from a wooden frame to one of the most impressive, large-scale replicas we’ve ever seen. Clips and photos from his account show the immense level of attention put toward creating its faithfully reconstructed cockpit, which includes a Baby Yoda seat and controls that can even be turned on and used to manipulate parts of the ship. There’s no word yet as to whether the replica ship’s holds smells authentically of lizard eggs and the powerful stench of long-unwashed space armor, but we see no reason to doubt that these details would be present along with the rest.


The ship is now docked in a park in Yakutsk, Russia, where it stands ready to defend itself from vicious alien monsters, up to and including the fearsome, litigation-happy lawyers of Planet Disney who might arrive to claim copyright infringement. We don’t know what it will get up to in the meantime, but Fedorov’s posted some solid pictures of the ship, including costumed photo shoots.

[via Boing Boing]

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