Thursday, August 19, 2010

'Star Wars' Fans Feel the Need for Real Hyperspeed

Die-hard "Star Wars" fans have visited the imaginary worlds of Hoth and Tatooine countless times in the sci-fi films, and now they want NASA's help to do some real intergalactic exploring.
At the Star Wars Celebration V convention in Florida over the weekend, "Star Wars" filmmakers and fans asked NASA representatives to develop a hyperdrive that can transport astronauts through space at light speed. And to make it snappy.
After all, in the "Star Wars" universe, the technology was developed a long time ago, in a galaxy far away.

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