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Home Jakku, a desert planet in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” is populated with scavengers and creatures. Astronomers think that our galaxy also has many desert worlds that may be habitable. (David James/Disney/Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM.) Jakku, a desert planet in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," is populated with scavengers and creatures. Astronomers think that our galaxy also has many desert worlds that may be habitable. (David James/Disney/Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM.)

Jakku, a desert planet in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” is populated with scavengers and creatures. Astronomers think that our galaxy also has many desert worlds that may be habitable. (David James/Disney/Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM.)

Jakku, a desert planet in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," is populated with scavengers and creatures. Astronomers think that our galaxy also has many desert worlds that may be habitable. (David James/Disney/Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM.)

Jakku, a desert planet in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” is populated with scavengers and creatures. Astronomers think that our galaxy also has many desert worlds that may be habitable. (David James/Disney/Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM.)

The Millennium Falcon cruises over the lush forest planet Takodana in “The Force Awakens.” Unlike the green worlds of ‘Star Wars,’ scientists believe that plant life in our galaxy could come in many colors. (Disney/Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM.)
‘Star Wars’ is driven by beings from many planets trying to get along. NASA scientists are looking for life on a planet other than Earth, and believe the next decade may bring breakthroughs. (Disney/Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM.)