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Subject: Re: Star Wars bombing runs in space
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On Saturday, 30 December 2017 15:47:12 UTC-5, Your Name  wrote:
> I can't find it now, but someone recently complained about the new Star 
> Wars movie using bombers in space where there is "no gravity" (despite 
> bombers also being in 'The Empire Strikes back').
> According to 'The Last Jedi: The Visual Dictionary' book:
>     "Resistance Bombers
>      Bombs don't technically "drop" in microgravity,
>      but are impelled from their racks by sequenced
>      electromagnetic plates in the clip. The bombs
>      are then drawn magnetically to their unfortunate
>      targets."

Still B.S.  You'd need incredible magnetic power to do that, enough to disrupt any other electronic
systems in-use.