Star Wars: The Last Jedi hits cinemas around the world this week, but it’ll also be showing in one extremely appropriate venue off-planet: the International Space Station.
Astronauts will be able to watch the new Star Wars in orbit a few hundred miles above the surface of the Earth using one of the laptops or projector onboard the space station. Space reporter Robin Seemangal tweeted the news last night, with a spokesperson for NASA confirming the plans to Inverse.
“[I] can confirm the crew will be able to watch it on orbit,” NASA Public Affairs Officer Dan Huot told Inverse. “Don’t have a definitive timeline yet. They typically get movies as digital files and can play them back on a laptop or a standard projector that is currently…