Seems to me that Hasbro is trying to avoid producing a bunch of vehicles that don't end up in the movie this time around. Striker, U-Wing, AT-ACT, and Rebels from there on out. Probably a smart move.
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Holy crap that's going to sit. It's going to be REALLY fun trying to get my hands on one of each of the figures that it comes with... Damn.
Ebay. Not many people debate the ethics of buying from sellers in China anymore. When it's that or the alternative (or no alternative).
At the end for 2 seconds when Rey and Chewie leave in the Falcon.
I'm willing to overlook a lot when it comes to Hasbro 3.75" these days (price, articulation, distribution, etc), but that is one of the worst face paint ap/deco jobs I've seen on a 3.75" figure since the horrible eyes on the first wave of Indiana Jones figures.
If they all look that bad at retail, I will be happy to skip the FO-Snow variant and "blink and you miss him" Poe 2-pack.
The Rogue One goofy monster/alien sets look pretty soild though. No idea what the heck that Yeti guy is supposed to be, but he looks kinda cool.
Another ther hurdle to get over for manned interplanetary flight is life support. I covered this problem in my space habitation and life support class when I was working on my Masters degree. There are some intriguing concepts for sustainable life support, but we are not quite there yet.
It's amazing to think about... I read it would take like 80,000 years to get there with today's tech though.
Article says 20 years with a Count Dooku solar sail.