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Questions tagged [millennium-falcon]

The Millenium Falcon is a prominent space ship which appears in the Star Wars universe. Use this with the [star-wars] tag.

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Was the Millennium Falcon too slow?

I've always been puzzled by the speeds of space craft in Star Wars. The Millennium Falcon was said to travel at "point 5 beyond the speed of light" - which I guess is 1.5c: HAN: She'll make point ...
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Why is it called the Millennium Falcon?

I'm particularly interested in how the "Millennium" part pertains to the ship itself. It wouldn't hurt to explain the "Falcon" part either though.
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How does gravity work on Star Wars ships?

Inspired by the question How does the Death Star gravity work?, how does gravity work on the Millennium Falcon and other ships its size? The passengers are not strapped in and regularly move around ...
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How did the Millennium Falcon get from Hoth to Bespin without hyperdrive?

How did the Millennium Falcon get from Hoth to Bespin without their hyperdrive? Are these locations so close together? I would think not, because Hoth is in the Hoth Sysem and Bespin is in the Bespin ...
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How long did it take the Millennium Falcon to get from Tatooine to the Death Star?

Despite the perception that Obi-Wan was Luke's mentor who taught him in the ways of the Force, it seems like they only had a minute of actual Jedi training. This was on the Millennium Falcon as it ...
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Which ship can go faster, the Millennium Falcon or the USS Enterprise?

As far as I can tell, both universes have equally objective ideas of speed. Do we know how fast the two ships can go? Which is faster?
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How much does it cost to refuel the Millennium Falcon?

We know that the Millennium Falcon uses... "liquid metal" ...to power its systems but how much does it cost to fill up the fuel tanks and how often does that need to take place? This question ...
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Why does everyone think that the Millennium Falcon is a piece of junk?

It’s a running joke in Star Wars: A New Hope (1977), and carried over into Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), that the Millennium Falcon looks like a piece of junk: Luke, “What a piece of junk!” ...
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Why does Millennium Falcon bank when turning in vacuum?

Airplanes during atmospheric flight bank (incline towards the side of the turn), because to turn to one side, you must change the lift force to have a horizontal component (illustration from the same ...
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Was the Millennium Falcon a one-off or was it mass produced?

Do the books ever specify whether or not another ship of this make exists? Or is it truly unique? Maybe a long time ago in a galaxy far far away manufacturers made single one-off units, but here that'...
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How long was the homing beacon aboard the Millennium Falcon?

In Star Wars - Episode 4: A New Hope, Darth Vader has a homing beacon hidden aboard the Millennium Falcon. It is thanks to this that the Imperials are able to locate the Rebel base on Yavin 4. ...
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What does the Millennium Falcon use for fuel?

What does the Millennium Falcon use for fuel (and how big is the fuel tank)?
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Why didn't they use the extra cannons on the Millennium Falcon?

As was seen in Star Wars A New Hope the Millennium Falcon has dorsal and ventral laser cannons. During the Battle of Endor I can not recall ever seeing these weapons used, even though they probably ...
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What is the gold charm taken from the Millennium Falcon?

During the The Last Jedi Luke is shown boarding the Millennium Falcon and while he is in the cockpit he takes a golden charm (looks like dice tethered on a chain). I have never seen them before, but ...
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What was wrong with the Millennium Falcon in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back?

For large parts of Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, the Millennium Falcon is in pretty poor condition. Han and Chewie are desperately trying to fix it on Hoth while the Empire is ...
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Where did the Millennium Falcon learn to communicate?

From the script: THREEPIO: Sir, I don't know where your ship learned to communicate, but it has the most peculiar dialect. I believe, sir, it says that the power coupling on the negative axis ...
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Isn't the Millennium Falcon's cockpit placed extremely inconveniently?

I'm surprised there's no question about this. With the cockpit being located far to the right of the ship, there is a gigantic pile of metal blocking a lot of view for the pilot. The Falcon seems to ...
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How does Han control the Millennium Falcon?

Sometimes the Millennium Falcon performs complex maneuvers but at the same time no one on board seems to do much with the controls. The maneuvers look too complex to be the work of an autopilot. The ...
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Did the Millennium Falcon *really* make the Kessel Run in less than twelve parsecs?

From the new canonical novelization of Episode IV: A New Hope: Han scoffed. “Fast ship? You’ve never heard of the Millennium Falcon ?” Ben raised a white eyebrow. “Should I have?” “...
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How long did it take the Millennium Falcon to do the Kessel run

So in these questions, Did the Millennium Falcon really make the Kessel Run in less than twelve parsecs? Kessel Run in 12 parsecs: screenplay error, or part of the movie? And what is on Wookieepedia ...
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Why are the Millennium Falcon and other civilian vessels allowed to have ship-mounted weapons?

First things first, let's just pretend the hyperspace ramming in the Last Jedi didn't happen, because hyperspace ramming means every FTL-capable vessel in the galaxy is a deadly weapon capable of ...
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Did a YT-1300 freighter make an appearance in The Phantom Menace?

In Attack of the Clones in the spaceport on Naboo we see a familiar looking ship landed in the spaceport. and in Revenge of the Sith we see coming in another familiar looking ship: While they both ...