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Questions tagged [passengers]

Use this tag to refer to the 2016 movie *Passengers*, starring Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence.

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How did the Avalon (seemingly) get to Arcturus so quickly if they're only traveling at .5 of lightspeed?

Assume spoilers about Passengers from here, but really this has nothing to do with the plot so... There are a number of tiny points to criticize in the film, but what I'm really coming up empty on is ...
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How was Jim able to space walk when the ship was traveling at .5 c?

Until now any space movies that I've seen where they have shown space walk, they show that either the ship isn't moving or the character is on the spaceship because of the magnetic boots. However in ...
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How had the Avalon traveled 19 light years in just 30 years if it was moving at half the speed of light? [duplicate]

During the journey from Earth to Homestead II, Jim tries to send a message back to Earth. The computer informs him that it will take 19 years for the message to reach Earth. Since we know that the ...