NASA Wants To Name Parts of Pluto’s Moon After Places In Star Wars and Star Trek

NASA’s scientists have decided to fly their geek flag high, and will be naming craters and peaks on Charon, Pluto’s moon, after places mentioned in science fiction.

According to the rules of the International Astronomical Union (IAU), Pluto’s craters have to have names drawn from underwater mythology. But, Mashable reports, NASA has more free reign to propose names for Charon’s craters and peaks—and in doing so its scientists will be referencing the likes of Star Wars, Star...

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