Star Trek 3D Model Contest with Google Earth

Antonov An-2 planes in Google EarthAs part of a promotion for a Star Trek Convention in Las Vegas on August 17-20, a contest is being held with support from Google. All you need is to create a Star Trek-based 3D model with the free Google SketchUp and submit it to the Google 3DWarehouse with the tag “scifi”. The deadline is August 13, so get busy! The best 3D models will be displayed at the Google Booth at the convention. Here’s a news story about the contest from Here’s the Google page on the Star Trek contest.

About Frank Taylor

Frank Taylor started the Google Earth Blog in July, 2005 shortly after Google Earth was first released. He has worked with 3D computer graphics and VR for many years and was very impressed with this exciting product. Frank completed a 5.5 year circumnavigation of the earth by sailboat in June 2015 which you can read about at Tahina Expedition, and is a licensed pilot, backpacker, diver, and photographer.


  1. w000t I’m famous! :p (google pwns)

  2. does this contest still run?

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