Messenger Spots Han Solo On Mercury

Monday, 23 September 2013 - 10:56AM
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Monday, 23 September 2013 - 10:56AM
Messenger Spots Han Solo On Mercury

Folks, we've been lied to all along. Han Solo was not heroically saved from his carbonite prison at the beginning of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi. He was actually shipped of to Mercury.

 

NASA's Messenger spacecraft snapped this image of the Caloris Basin on Mercury back in July of this year and as you can see, it's clear that the Hutt's are using our solar system to store their precious trophies.

 

So you're not buying it that this is the Universe's most famous bounty hunter? According to NASA, you're correct in your scepticism. Scientists who analyzed the image believe that this Han-shaped ridge is actually part of Mercury's original crust formation. But don't take our word for it, you can see just what the Messenger team has to say about this discovery by clicking on the link below...

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