There's no truer commitment to Star Wars than watching the newest movie while actually in space. Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) are planning a special screening of Star Wars: The Last Jedi while orbiting the Earth. This is a much more enticing option than the previously screened Gravity . SEE ALSO: Critics swoon over 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' I received confirmation from Disney and NASA sources that the crew aboard the International Space Station will be screening Star Wars: The Last Jedi.More details soon. — Robin Seemangal (@nova_road) December 12, 2017 We don't know exactly when or how, but a NASA representative confirmed to Mashable that the ISS crew will indeed watch The Last Jedi . "They typically get movies as digital files and can play them back on a laptop or a standard projector that is currently aboard," NASA's Dan Huot told Mashable. Star Wars isn't the most accurate franchise when it comes to space travel, but it's also set a long, long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. The technology and physics feel far more removed from our known universe and scientific law, while a movie like Gravity or The Martian feels too close to home — especially if you're a long way from it. Star Wars: The Last Jedi releases Dec. 15. WATCH: 6 innovative design concepts that helped make ‘Star Wars’ a massive success
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