The Millennium Falcon: A Star Wars Legend

Once dubbed by Lando Calrissian as “the fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy”, the Millennium Falcon has a long and illustrious history both in the cinematic universe of George Lucas’s first six episodes, and in the extended universe as told in games and other media.

But do you know exactly how and where this magnificent starship fits into Star Wars? Click on the link below to follow its involvement in the Star Wars mythos, from its appearance in Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, to its fateful assaults on the Death Star.

Ever since its first appearance on the silver screen, children and adults alike have been fascinated with the Millennium Falcon, and we’d hazard a guess that more than one of you has dreamt of owning this stunning ship.

While the chances of actually owning a fully functioning Millennium Falcon are slim to none (barring giant technological advances and physics breakthroughs), we took the time to explore just how much it would cost to build such a dream machine. If you’re curious as to how many years – or centuries – salary it will set you back, click on the link below.

While this is obviously out of the realms of possibility for anyone outside the Forbes 500 wealthiest list, you can still get your hands on a superbly designed and crafted 1:1 scale model replica of the film model from ModelSpace by clicking here:

The countdown is finally over for the much awaited Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and unless you’ve been living in a Dagobah swamp you’ll know that the Millennium Falcon made a triumphant return to the big screen, with Star Wars stalwarts Han Solo and his loyal sidekick Chewbacca on board for the ride.

If you have been off honing your Jedi skills and somehow did miss it, here’s the official trailer for your viewing pleasure:

What’s your favourite thing about the Millennium Falcon, and where would you travel to if you did in fact own one? Share your answers in the comments section below!