by Jeff Cunningham
“She may not look like much, but she’s got it where it counts, kid. I’ve made a lot of special modifications myself.” — Han Solo
If all goes according to plan, this weekend will mark the return to flight for two iconic Falcons, as SpaceX’s Falcon 9 returns to space for the first time in five months just days after the famous science-fiction spaceship for which it was named makes its debut on movie screens around the world for the first time in over thirty years.
And what’s more, when both ships break atmo, they’ll be doing so with some special upgrades…