New revelations in Obi-Wan Kenobi, incredible images of the Andromeda galaxy, two destroyed NASA satellites, this is the recap ‘of the week

New answers in episode 5 of the Disney+ series, NASA shares a photo of the spiral galaxy, another failure for Astra, this is the recap of the week.

This week, we entrust you with new elements on the Star Wars universe: while the Wattanese language was invented by the interpreter of Anakin Skywalker the day before filming, episode 5 of the Obi-Wan Kenobi series raises the veil on a mystery of the saga. On Instagram, an incredible new image of the Andromeda galaxy was unveiled by NASA, which also shared on Tweeter the discovery of a piece of debris found on Mars thanks to the Perserverance rover.

New revelations in the Obi-Wan Kenobi series

Obi-Wan Kenobi continues to shed light on certain gray areas of the saga. The fifth episode of the Disney+ series dwells on Anakin’s weak point through flashbacks, namely his rage to win and ” his need to prove his worth which will cause his downfall “. We thus understand why Obi-Wan slowed down Anakin and prevented him from becoming a Jedi Knight.

Read > Obi-Wan Kenobi: episode 5 lifts the veil on a prelogy mystery

Training duel between Anakin and Obi-Wan – Credit: Disney+

Another failure for Astra: two NASA satellites destroyed

It was at Cape Canaveral in Florida that the Astra rocket dubbed Launch Vehicle 0010 took off with two NASA satellites on board. Unfortunately, a major failure of the rocket’s second stage thwarted the mission. The launch therefore failed and the two NASA nano-satellites whose project was to track tropical storms as part of the TROPICS-1 mission were destroyed and unfortunately could not reach their orbit.

Read > Two NASA satellites destroyed after the failed takeoff of an Astra rocket

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The Astra rocket a few minutes before takeoff – Credit: NASASpaceflight / YouTube

Hayden Christensen was in charge of inventing the “Watanese”

Hayden Christensen took advantage of an interview with our colleagues from The Hollywood Reporter to reveal the mission entrusted to him by Georges Lucas during the filming ofAttack of the clones. While his Anakin character is chatting with Watto, he had to exchange “Wattanese”. The day before filming, the actor had to invent a unique language unlike any other overnight. The actor declares to be very proud “.

Read > Star Wars: Hayden Christensen (Anakin) invented his own language in Attack of the Clones

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Watto, Anakin and Padmé © Lucasfilm

Debris discovered on Mars by the Perseverance rover

As the Perseverance rover searched for traces of ancient life on Mars, the NASA team made a ” unexpected discovery when spotting a piece of trash on the Martian surface. The US space agency explained on Tweeter that it is a shiny piece of aluminum foil that may have come from the rover’s landing on the Red Planet in February 2021.

Read > Mars: the Perseverance rover spotted “something unexpected”

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The debris spotted by Perseverance on Mars – Credit: NASA

Star Wars: an apprentice preceded Ahsoka Tano

But who is Mill Alibeth? In the Age of the Republic, this Zabrak was the first apprentice of Anakin Skywalker, who had just been made a Jedi Knight. Alibeth was Anakin’s best Padawan, who forged a particularly strong bond with her initiate. This is Star Wars: Brotherhoodthe new book by Mike Chen, which reveals the presence of this mysterious character, inspired by Nausicaä.

Read > Star Wars: Anakin Skywalker had another apprentice before Ahsoka Tano

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Anakin Skywalker © 20th Century Fox, Lucasfilm Ltd.

A photo of Andromeda unveiled by NASA

Nasa shared an incredible photo of the Andromeda galaxy on its Instagram account. Captured in 2010, the image reveals sublime detail of this nearby galaxy, located about 2.5 million light-years away from us. The scientists specify that it would take us 40 billion years to reach the Andromeda galaxy, also designated M31 in the Messier Catalog or NGC 224.

Read > NASA shares this incredible photo of the Andromeda galaxy, our neighbor

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Andromeda © NASA, JPL-Caltech, UCLA

Our tests and files of the week

Realme GT Neo 3T: super charging for an almost perfect smartphone

Are you looking for a quality gaming smartphone for less than 500 euros? The Realme GT Neo 3T could largely seduce you! With its powerful platform and its 120 Hz Amoled screen, this new device is distinguished by its solid autonomy and its 80 W SuperDart fast charge. We only regret the absence of a jack, Micro SD port and IP 68 certification.

Read > Realme GT Neo 3T test: recycling as we like them

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The series not to miss in June 2022

Series lovers, this file is made for you! We take stock of the 10 programs not to be missed this month on your favorite streaming platforms. Whether you subscribe to Netflix, Prime Video, Apple TV+ or even Disney+ or MyCanal, there is something for everyone.

Read > What are the best series to watch in streaming in June 2022?

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Credit: Amazon Studios

From comics to movies, sometimes missing elements

Even though the MCU tries to stay true to the Marvel comics, there are often times when elements of the comics disappear when they hit the big screen. In our dedicated file, we invite you to take stock of 10 big differences between comics and their adaptations.

Read > Marvel: these moments from the comics are left behind in the movies

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Top 10 differences between the MCU and the comics – Credit: Marvel Studios

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