We’re halfway through the first round of deciding which fictional spaceship is the coolest of all time. We started out with 64 contenders vying for the title, and it’s time to whittle that number down even further so we that can move on to the next round. Let’s vote.

The first part of Round 1 went pretty much as expected. The higher seed triumphed in every contest in Region 1 although it was an extremely close fight between the Culture Ships and Starbug. Only 2 votes separated the them! Over in Region 3 there were a couple upsets with Gunstar overcoming the Pillar of Autumn and Milano triumphing over Justice of Toren.

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It’s now time to finish off the first round by deciding which contender gets to continue from the remaining regions. Don’t forget that you can click the links above each poll for additional information about each contender.

Region 2

TARDIS (Doctor Who) vs Dark Star (Dark Star)

Space Battleship Yamato (Space Battleship Yamato) vs The Emperor Battleship (Warhammer 40k)

NSEA Protector (Galaxy Quest) vs Eagle 5 (Spaceballs)

The Bebop (Cowboy Bebop) vs Hermes (The Martian)

Borg Cube (Star Trek) vs Prometheus (Stargate)

Tiger’s Claw (Wing Commander) vs Sovereign (Mass Effect)

Liberator (Blake’s 7) vs The Mothership (Homeworld)

Satellite of Love (MST3K) vs White Star (Babylon 5)

Region 4

SSV Normandy (Mass Effect) vs Starjammers (X-Men)

Discovery 1 (2001: A Space Odyssey) vs Hunter-Gratzner (Pitch Black)

Serenity (Firefly) vs Tie Fighters (Star Wars)

SDF-1 Macross (Macross) vs Arcadia (Captain Harlock)

Valley Forge (Silent Running) vs Thunder Fighter (Buck Rogers)

The Mothership (Close Encounters of the 3rd Kind) vs Swordfish (Cowboy Bebop)

Eagle Transport (Space: 1999) vs Slave 1 (Star Wars)

Nadesico (Martian Successor Nadesico) vs Colonial Viper (Battlestar Galactica)

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Round 1 Part 2: Today

Round 2: Friday, March 18

Sweet 16: Monday, March 21

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Elite 8: Wednesday, March 23

Final 4: Friday, March 25

Championship: Monday, March 28

Hope everyone is enjoying themselves.