Hollywood mega star Tom Cruise has teamed up with Elon Musk’s SpaceX and NASA to develop a feature-length action adventure film set and shot in outer space. This was confirmed by NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine confirmed on May 5th and that most, if not all, the scenes will be film aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Read more for two videos, including an in-depth tour of the ISS.
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has collaborated with NASA previously, with the most recent joint endeavor being the Demo-2 mission, which is sending two astronauts to the ISS aboard Crew Dragon. NASA has not yet released any further details and will say more about the project at the appropriate time, as “anything else would be premature,” according to the agency.
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NASA is excited to work with @TomCruise on a film aboard the @Space_Station! We need popular media to inspire a new generation of engineers and scientists to make @NASA’s ambitious plans a reality. pic.twitter.com/CaPwfXtfUv
— Jim Bridenstine (@JimBridenstine) May 5, 2020