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Action movie with Tom Cruise or satellite drama?  The United States and Russia are competing for the first feature film to be shot in space

Action movie with Tom Cruise or satellite drama? The United States and Russia are competing for the first feature film to be shot in space

The first man to orbit the Earth – Russia. The first man on the moon – USA. The first woman in space – Russia.

Sixty years after Yuri Gagarin’s flight into space, the opportunities to do things one could do in space for the first time slowly passed.

But the old competition is back in the form of a race, which will produce the first feature film in space.

Making a feature film is a job for dozens of people, even with limited production. But if you want to photograph it in space, you have to leave the vast majority of your classmates on Earth.

The virtual weekly mission for four people to the International Space Station (ISS) is worth price list NASA about $12.5 million. Together with the ISS ticket, it goes out to more than 55 million for one person. The studio likely won’t pay the regular amount, as the project will bring publicity to everyone involved.

Tom Cruise in space

Despite the cost of production, the rules of physics are different from those filmmakers are accustomed to using on Earth, or the narrow film space, an American action movie shot in space. Going For the year.

The project seems to have all the necessary partners on its side. These include Elon Musk, who owns SpaceX, so he can fly staff to the International Space Station, and NASA, which must give permission to stay on station units.

“We need to be promoted through the media to inspire a new generation of engineers and scientists to make @NASA’s ambitious plans a reality.” chirp Then with a photo of the International Space Station Jim Bridenstine, former NASA administrator.

Musk replied, “It must be a lot of fun!”

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The hero of the movie must be Tom Cruise. The actor is known for playing his own action scenes and not using acrobatic show business.

As part of the Mission: Impossible film series, hang from an Airbus A400m or climb the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa.

Stunt shows for Tom Cruise. Source – YouTube /Artsy movie

It should travel to the space station, 408 kilometers from the Earth’s surface, with director Doug Lyman in October of this year. The duo collaborated on Edge of Tomorrow in 2014.

Before traveling to space, both Cruise and Lehman will have to undergo demanding physical and mental training. Both will be in their 50s at the time of the scheduled shooting.

Russian Drama

They may meet with Russian personnel on the International Space Station. The Russians have been planning to shoot on the International Space Station for a long time, but more specific information about their movie and cast announce Until this month. The mission was scheduled to begin on October 5.

The Russian space agency Roscosmos has announced that the film will be called Challenge. Main mission

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