Carl Sagan Deep Space Ship to Go to the Living Room and Beyond

When I was 12, Cosmos was one of my favorite TV shows. The other was Benny Hill. Clearly, planetary exploration and semi-naked girls go together like William Shatner and Elton John songs, whiskey and glass, or Lego and awesome spaceships.

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This is the Carl Sagan deep exploration vessel, created by Ed Diment and Ralph Savelsberg—an expert in all things aircrafty and Lego. And while it's not big enough to hold a team of astronauts in search of alien civilizations, it's larger than its creators. And it just plain kick ass, even without auto-tuning. [Flickr via Brothers Brick]