I wonder…

…if anyone at the Mars Curiosity mission control named the rock they recently lasered “Alderaan”?

If I were them, I totally would. I’d also say “Commence primary ignition!” if I were the guy sending the “go” command, or “You may fire when ready!” in Tarkin’s tone if I were one of the directors.

Hey, if you can’t have fun shooting lasers at rocks on another planet, what can you do?

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