The Jedi lightsaber has been carefully stowed aboard Discovery and will fly into space with the seven STS-120 astronauts to the International Space Station before returning to Earth 14 days later to mark [Star Wars'] 30th anniversary.Wow. That's really exciting news. I guess. I mean, it's not like they've actually invented a light saber. Or retrofitted the Space Shuttle with dilithium crystals. It's just a tiny mixture of science fiction and reality. Still, I guess folks were all excited about
This should have resulted in years of therapy.
Sometimes it's just a matter of making the US Department of Defense look, like, REALLY cool.
Actual impending doom like global climate change or mass extinction just makes people bored.