Latest News
Headlines

Astronauts Will Get to Watch Latest Star Wars Film in Space

The latest Star Wars installment will be screened on board the International Space Station. (Disney / Lucasfilm) The latest Star Wars installment will be screened on board the International Space Station. (Disney / Lucasfilm)

As Earthlings prepare for what could be the most anticipated movie of all time, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, astronauts will also get to see the film onboard the International Space Station.

Read: 'Darth Vader Kid' Meets Cast of Star Wars During Movie's L.A. Premiere

British astronaut Tim Peake sent out a cosmic tweet that confirmed that he and the rest of the crew of ISS will be able to watch it in the most appropriate place in this galaxy.

This isn’t the first time the crew on ISS has been treated to a film. In the past they have watched other space-appropriate flicks like The Martian and Gravity.

Read: Coffee is Coming to the International Space Station

Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens here on Earth, on Friday. 

Watch Below: Star Wars Fans Have Been Camping Out at Premiere for Weeks 

Share Share on Facebook Tweet Share on Twitter
Receive Breaking News

By signing up, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Your e-mail was submitted successfully.
Sorry, your email address was not processed. Please try again.
Around the Web