30 Space Myths We Should All Stop Believing

You Can’t Hans Solo Your Way Through An Asteroid Belt

16. You Can’t Hans Solo Your Way Through An Asteroid Belt

Star Wars had some pretty intense scenes and one such one was where Hans Solo flew through an asteroid belt, keeping us on the edge of our seats and making it to the other side with minimal damage. So, one thing that the movie got wrong was to show that an asteroid belt is very constricted in terms of space, but actually, the opposite is true.

Space is really huge and asteroid belts are very huge too. It doesn’t matter if an asteroid belt has millions of asteroids in it but the likelihood of being hit by something is very small.

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