Here’s the hilarious list of rejected names for Space Force personnel

Here’s the hilarious list of rejected names for Space Force personnel

“Homo Spaciens,” “Orbitons,” “Novanauts,” “Rocketeers,” and “Startans” — this is just a small sampling of the hundreds of suggested names for members of the military’s newest branch, the Space Force.

They were, of course, rejected in favor of “Guardians,” a name that folks seem to have gotten used to after it was roundly mocked for its similarities to the well-known Marvel Comics franchise, Guardians of the Galaxy. On that note, among the list of passed-over names was “Starlord” which is the main character in that comic book series, who’s played by actor Chris Pratt in the movies.

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