NASA is working with Tom Cruise to shoot a film in space

“NASA is excited to work with @TomCruise on a film aboard the @Space_Station!”

(CNN/Gray News) – Tom Cruise appears to be headed for Earth orbit.

Jim Bridenstine, the head of NASA, says the space agency and actor have teamed up.

“NASA is excited to work with @TomCruise on a film aboard the @Space_Station!” Bridenstine said on Twitter. “We need popular media to inspire a new generation of engineers and scientists to make @NASA’s ambitious plans a reality.”

A NASA representative also confirms Cruise will spend time on the ISS.

There’s no word yet on when or how he’ll head into orbit.

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