Colin Cantwell, designer of X-Wing, TIE Fighter and other iconic spaceships, dies

Star Wars lead starship designer and CBS moon landing analyst Colin Cantwell has died.His partner Sierra Dall confirmed hollywood reporter He died Saturday at his home in Colorado.

Cantwell worked with George Lucas to draw and prototype various Star Wars spaceships, creating memorable designs that would go on to appear in subsequent films and games. His designs include the TIE Fighter, X-Wing, Y-Wing, Tantive IV, Sand Crawler, Land Airship and Death Star.