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“Imagine a microscopic web that spans the entire cosmos. An intergalactic ecosystem. An infinite number of roads leading everywhere.” – Capt. Gabriel Lorca
The Spore Drive from Star Trek: Discovery is a great way to get where you’re going in a hurry!
This model has a hollow cylinder in the center, so you can put in some LEDs and a battery to light it up. I used LED Finger Lights which can be switched on and dropped right in.
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