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    Adam Savage Incognito as Star-Lord at Silicon Valley Comic Con 2019!

    Adam dances through the floor of this year's Silicon Valley Comic Con as Star-Lord! From the boots to the blasters, there's a story about the origins of each piece that makes up this awesome cosplay. And staying incognito among the crowd proved challenging! Stay tuned for build videos about the making of this costume!

    Offworld: Asteroid Exploration and Mining
    Asteroids have been the subject of numerous science fiction stories, in both destructive and constructive depictions. Joining Ariel to set the record straight on asteroids are Michael Busch of SETI and planetary astronomer Sondy Springmann. They discuss the form and composition of asteroids, the state of asteroid mining, and why there are so many misconceptions about asteroids in pop culture.
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    Marvel's Daredevil Costumes and Props!
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    We get up close with the memorable costumes and props for Marvel's Netflix television shows. From Daredevil's many cowls to the design of the Iron Fist mask, we love the amount of detail the production put into these pieces. This is a rare chance to see these costumes all in once place as Prop Store prepares their upcoming Marvel Television Live Auction.

    Adam Savage Wears the North Bergen High School Alien Play Spacesuit!
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    Adam unveils the newest spacesuit being added to his collection: the Dallas spacesuit made for the North Bergen High School stage production of Alien! Adam could not be more thrilled to unbox this costume, getting a close look at the ingenuity and creativity in materials and build techniques used to make this recreation. And yes, he puts the spacesuit on!

    Weta Workshop Booth Tour at Comic-Con 2019
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    The talented artists at Weta Workshop filled their Comic-Con booth this year with a great collection of props, costumes, and collectibles from the numerous projects they've worked on. We chat with Richard Taylor and Greg Broadmore about some of the film pieces, new collectibles, and their Dr. Grordbort's Invaders Magic Leap game!

    Our Favorite Toy Figures at Comic-Con 2019
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    We walk through the various toy booths at Comic-Con and point out a few highlights from companies like Bandai, Mezco, Hasbro, Dark Horse, Diamond Select, and NECA. Standouts like a massive Transformer Unicron and Stacraft Battlecruiser left us speechless, and the detail on some of these 1/12th scale figures is stunning. What were some of your favorite collectibles revealed at Comic-Con?

    Hot Toys Figures at Comic-Con 2019
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    Continuing with our tour of Sideshow Collectibles' booth at Comic-Con 2019, we visit the Hot Toys section to check out the newest sixth-scale figures from Avengers Endgame, Spider-Man Far From Home, and other new films and games. Plus, a look at the new posable quarter-scale figures!

    Sideshow Collectibles Booth Tour at Comic-Con 2019
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    We take a tour through Sideshow Collectibles' massive booth at Comic-Con 2019, where they brought hundreds of statues showcasing their new Premium Format figures and delightful Unruly line of vinyl toys. These keep getting better every year!

    Chronicle Collectibles' Star Trek USS Enterprise 1701-D Replica
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    One of our favorite starships is the USS Enterprise NCC-1701-D from Star Trek: The Next Generation, and we get up close with this new two-foot replica of the filming miniature from Chronicle Collectibles. We learn how this model is constructed, painted, and lit up just the way it was for the show--a worthy replica of Starfleet's Galaxy Class flagship.

    Batman Museum Costumes and Props Tour!
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    Batman's storied film history is showcased at the Comic-Con Museum pop-up exhibit during this year's San Diego Comic-Con. We tour the incredible collection of costumes, props, vehicles, and posters that celebrate the Dark Knight's many depictions on screen. And we're blown away by how good these costumes look today!

    Our Favorite Movie Props at Comic-Con 2019
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    We visit the Prop Store booth at this year's Comic-Con to check out some truly iconic props from our favorite films, including the practical effects self-lacing Air Mags from Back to the Future 2 and the Holy Hand Grenade from Month Python and the Holy Grail! We also look at minatures from the Fifth Element, hand props from Star Trek, and a fully functional astromech droid!

    Adam Savage's Zorg Industries ZF-2!
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    Adam shows off the incredible ZF-2 he and his team made for the most recent episode of Savage Builds, and for the first time, compares it with his Zorg Industries ZF-1 replica. With the two pieces side by side, you get a sense of what it took to cram all of the artillery inside Adam's working prop, and why it's a whopping 40 pounds!

    Star Trek: Picard Prop and Costume Museum Tour!
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    We tour through the pop-up Star Trek: Picard museum, a recreation of an in-universe museum celebrating the career of the Next Generation captain. Costumes, ship models, and iconic props let us geek out even more than usual. Plus, the new Picard trailer drops just after we leave the museum, and we watch it for the first time!

    Comic-Con 2019 Convention Floor Walking Tour!
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    San Diego Comic-Con is unfathomably massive, and we walk through the entire show floor to give you a sense of the exhibit hall's scope and scale. Norm and Kishore take us to some of their favorite booths in one continous walk, navigating through the crowds, cosplay, and collectibles of Comic-Con 2019.

    Offworld: A Trip to the Moon (1902)
    For this very special episode of Offworld, we record from NASA Ames Research Center to talk about the 1902 film 'A Trip to the Moon', which is considered to be the first science fiction film. Ariel chats with NASA scientists about how our understanding of trips to the moon have changed over the past century, and how the moon is still ripe for exploration in both reality and sci-fi storytelling.
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    Warcraft Movie Props, Weapons, and Armor!
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    The weapons, armor, and set pieces made for the Warcraft movie were one-of-a-kind props that brought the digital world of Azeroth into the realm of the tangible. We get up close with some of the beautiful pieces made by Weta Workshop that are going for sale to the public! Check out the props and costumes from the Warcraft auction at www.propstore.com/auction

    Offworld: Frances 'Poppy' Northcutt
    We're thrilled this week to be joined by Frances 'Poppy' Northcutt, who was a NASA Return-to-Earth Specialist during the Apollo missions and the first woman to work inside Mission Control! We talk about her experience as an engineer during Apollo, how the public remembers that era, and how media covered the moon landing. Thanks so much to Poppy Northcutt for joining us this week! You can watch APOLLO: Missions to the Moon on National Geographic on July 7th!
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    Offworld: Forbidden Planet (1956)
    Why are exoplanets--those outside our solar system--depicted the way they are in science fiction film? We revisit the 1956 movie Forbidden Planet to examine one of the first representations of exoplanets in cinema, and our expert guests help explain the state of exoplanet imaging and what we know about the planets astronomers have detected so far. What's your favorite exoplanet seen in film?
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