The women of your favorite sci-fi shows – screen vs. real life

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There is nothing that captivates the mind quite like science fiction. Everything in the genre is somewhat based in reality, but is just a little too out there. However, there are people who make it their life’s work to bring what they see in these science fiction universes to life – and then some. Have you ever heard of Elon Musk or even NASA? They are literally taking devices in science fiction and turning them into an amazing reality.


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However, we are no Musk nor are we NASA. We simply love television and watching the incredibly intricate space stories unfold – whether it be Stranger Things on Netflix, Star Wars, or Star Trek.

But what we really think is impressive is the way that, since the very beginning, these sci-fi shows have been including women in prominent roles. In a male dominated field, it is always refreshing to see strong female roles taking the reins and being integral parts of whatever missions the crew of the Enterprise or the Millenium Falcon are going on.

We wanted to find out more about the actresses who take on these all important roles, and find out what it is that makes them such heroines in the world of science fiction. We went back in time and discovered that…

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