The US space agency is “enthusiastic” The idea of working with the star of “Top Gun” for a film aboard the International Space Station, tweeted the director of NASA, Jim Bridenstine.
He welcomed this initiative which could “inspire a new generation of engineers and scientists” for the “ambitious projects” of his organization.
The specialized site Deadline Hollywood had echoed during the weekend of rumors evoking this film project. He added that it would involve SpaceX, the sociÃ © tÃ © fondÃ © e in 2002 par Elon Musk, Tesla's boss.
SpaceX and NASA prepare a historic mission planned for 27 may with, for the first time since 2011, the takeoff of astronauts into space from the United States and not aboard a Russian rocket. Une fusÃ © e Falcon 9 to take a new Crew Dragon capsule with two American astronauts, Bob Behnken et Doug Hurley, At the International Space Station.
Neither Elon Musk nor SpaceX have confirmed their involvement in the film with Tom Cruise. Elon Musk simply replied on Twitter that the project “should be very fun”.
According to Deadline Hollywood, even if few details have filtered on this project, it is not part of the blockbuster series “Mission impossible”. Because of the spread of the coronavirus, Paramount Pictures had announced at the end of February the interruption of production in Italy of the next part of the series, the seventh, whose release is planned on 23 July 2021.
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