As Star Wars celebrates its 30th Anniversary, Luke Skywalkerâ€™s original Jedi lightsaber heads into space with NASA astronauts on the space shuttle Discovery in October. Chewbacca officially handed the lightsaber over to NASAâ€™s Space Center Houston during a ceremony at the Oakland International Airport, Aug. 28, 2007. Starwars Official Blog
Now, I don’t want to state the obvious, but this picture is amazing.
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