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Star Letter 013: The Modern Age of Spaceflight (to Venus?)

Okay, we will say it. We miss the Mars Rover, Opportunity. It’s still unresponsive during this massive dust storm. We are hoping that Oppy will be waking up soon, as is NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Here on Earth, however, there is a startup company in Alabama that is working on a technology that will be […]

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Is a Human Mission to the Clouds of Venus Possible?

A city among the clouds sounds like something out of Star Wars, but a NASA Concept called HAVOC or High Altitude Venus Operational Concept proposes just that. Well, not exactly like Cloud City in Empire Strikes Back, but a giant airship floating among the clouds of Venus. Yes, you read that right. (Video Credit: NASA) […]

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Han Solo and the Bold Future of the Star Wars Cinematic Universe

Now that the dust has settled from Disney’s release of Solo: A Star Wars Story, many are wondering what the future of the franchise has in store. It’s complicated, to say the least. Solo may be the first Star Wars film to actually not turn a profit. The film performed poorly both in the United […]

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Star Letter 010: The Bounty Hunter and the Ballet Dancer

So you’ve seen Solo: A Star Wars Film and you probably enjoyed it. You saw the inception of his bromance with Chewbacca, how Han acquires the Millenium Falcon, and how the ship made the Kessel run in less than 12 Parsecs. It was exciting for fans but something was missing: Boba Fett, the silent rogue […]

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Finally, We Are Getting the Star Wars Boba Fett Movie We Deserve

On the eve of Disney releasing Solo: A Star Wars Story, Lucasfilm officially announced that they have greenlit another standalone chapter in the 40+ year storied saga that is Star Wars. The director of the critically acclaimed and Oscar-nominated superhero drama Logan, James Mangold, will helm what is expected to be a thrilling film. The […]

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Star Letters 008: Beer and Water is All We’ll Need to Live in Space

Happy Friday, Earthlings!  We’re back this week with another Star Letter. This week’s theme is necessity. From water on one of Jupiter’s moons, to the head of NASA admitting to the existence climate change (thank GOODNESS!), and the fact that we are one step closer to heavily drinking in outer space. But wait…speaking of space […]

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The New Star Wars: The Last Jedi Trailer is Epic. Will the Film Be Another Hit?

Disney has let loose the second trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi and people are losing their minds. Us included. The question remains: Will it be any good? The film is the second of the current trilogy that picks up years after the death of Emperor Palpatine and the fall of the Empire that […]

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