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Star Wars Lightsaber Finally Goes Far Far Away August 27, 2007

Posted by showmescifi in klingon, lightsaber, lightsabre, NASA, Sci Fi, science fiction, sciencefiction, scifi, star trek tng, Star Wars, star wars legacy, starwars, vader, weird al.
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30 years after Star Wars propelled us to that place far far away..an actual piece of the Star Wars legacy will be headed into Space.

Apparently the original prop of Luke Skywalker’s lightsaber from the first Star Wars movie will be sent into space aboard the space shuttle Discovery in October.

What i’d like to know – officially or otherwise – is if astro or cosmonauts have ever watched Star Wars on a Shuttle/Soyuz/Mir/Space Station mission. Sure these guys work very full days..but hey it’s not that improbable is it?

And what of the lightsaber? will it just stay in a locker on the shuttle the whole time?

Star Wars Show Us Your Lightsaber contest – A TOTAL DUD July 10, 2007

Posted by showmescifi in hasbro, klingon, lightsaber, Sci Fi, science fiction, sciencefiction, scifi, Star Wars, Star Wars Toys, starwars, weird al, YouTube.
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Back in February Hasbro announced the Show Us Your Lightsaber contest on YouTube..i have to admit that I totally forgot about it ..until i came across the group today.

I didn’t miss much.

The group only netted 42 videos most of them unwatchable including the winner which is so pathetic that I will not link to it on this blog. None of the vids went viral and none (expect for hasbro’s only trailer) had more than 2,000 views with the majority (including the pathetic winner) at well under 1,000.

The only one that I like was the Saber of Ra – linked below – it’s well done and it sure is unique.