- "[…] it's with sadness in our hearts, but happiness in our memories, that this issue of Star Wars Insider is respectfully dedicated to Carrie Fisher. The Force was and will always be with you Carrie, and you will never be forgotten."
- ―Jonathan Wilkins
Star Wars Insider 171 is the 149th issue of the Star Wars Insider magazine and the seventy-ninth published by Titan Magazines. Released on February 28, 2017, it pays homage to Carrie Fisher. Getting a subscription on this issue supplies a free Star Wars: The Black Series titanium vehicle.
This issue features amazing new features, an essential guide to the great Star Wars collectibles released this month, behind-the-scenes info on the latest Star Wars movie, Rogue One, plus some surprises you won't want to miss!
- Launch Pad – Exclusive news and fun stuff from the Star Wars galaxy!
- "Carrie Fisher: The First Lady of Star Wars" – Homage article to Carrie Fisher
- "McQuarrie's Star Wars" – New sneak peek at the book Star Wars Art: Ralph McQuarrie
- "Saw Is Very Clear About What He Believes" – Interview with Forest Whitaker
- "It's One of Those Parts You Fight Tooth and Nail for" – Interview with Felicity Jones
- "The Force Is Finally with Me. I Feel Blessed" – Interview with Donnie Yen
- "You Can't Have a Bad Day at Work when You Look Up and You See There Are Stormtroopers Around" – Interview with Ben Mendelsohn
- "War Stories" – Interview with producer Kathleen Kennedy and director Gareth Edwards
- Incoming – The latest Star Wars gear you will want to add to your collection!
- Publishing – Aftermath: Empire's End, Thrawn, The Phantom Menace Read-Along Storybook and CD, Poe and the Missing Ship, Star Wars: Rogue One: A Junior Novel, Join the Resistance, The Fight in the Forest, Adventures in Wild Space: The Cold, Star Wars: OBI-123, Star Wars: Darth Maul
- Bantha Tracks – Insider celebrates the saga's most dedicated fans!
- Bounty Hunters – The fans who have met the stars of Star Wars share their experiences!