Astronauts Watch ‘The Martian’ in Space

It won’t be up to the time when October more than 2 when you’re Matt Damon’s “The Martian” picture open up in theaters, and as earlier as now, there indeed surely have been a limited number that already reached observe the video. The latest special screening was extraordinary as it was held for astronauts aboard the global Space Station.


Astronaut Scott Kelly shared a photo on his Twitter account, showing the crew enjoying the movie in microgravity conditions in outer space.

The residents of the ISS watched the film on their new HD projector, which the astronauts usually use for conferences and tech software.

Currently, American astronaut Kelly Scott and his Russian counterpart Mikhail Kornienko are aboard worldwide Space Station and gathering information about future space journeys. “Today working towards our #JourneyToMars during my #YearInSpace!”

The film is based on Andy Weir’s 2011 novel The Martian, which was adapted into a screenplay by Drew Goddard.

Todd McCarthy further writes in the movie critique website that Damon did in the spectacular job in the film since he was able to provide “comfortable company during the long stretches when he’s onscreen alone, and the actor’s physicality makes Mark’s capability entirely credible”. The astronaut was presumed dead and had to fight for his survival in tough conditions.


The Martian will be in theaters on October 2. One of the astronauts noted that they watched “Gravity”, Sandra Bullock’s movie about explorers who are trapped in space, back in April.

ISS Astronauts Watched “The Martian” in Space