Watch ISS astronaut’s awesome tribute to 2001: A Space Odyssey

Watch ISS astronaut’s awesome tribute to 2001: A Space Odyssey

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During the last days of her six-month ngo aboard the International Space Station (ISS), European Space Agency astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti has paid tribute to 2001: A Space Odyssey by recreating 1 of the galore memorable moments from the classical 1968 movie.

In a clip (below) shared connected societal media connected Saturday, Cristoforetti is seen walking with 2001: A Space Odyssey “grip shoes” wrong a portion of the abstraction station.

“2022 A Space Odyssey,” Cristoforetti wrote successful a tweet that included the video. “Turns out, yes, you tin locomotion with Velcro shoes. Slowly, precise very slowly.”

And arsenic a bonus, the footage begins with the uncommon show of a spacecraft approaching the ISS earlier docking. It seems apt that it was filmed from the Crew Dragon spacecraft that brought SpaceX’s Crew-5 astronauts to the orbital outpost past week. The attack is really precise slow, but the video you spot present is sped up.

2022 A Space Odyssey. Turns out, yes, you tin locomotion with Velcro shoes. Slowly, precise very dilatory 😉#ASpaceOdyssey #MissionMinerva @esa @esaspaceflight @Space_Station pic.twitter.com/WI69RXmObE

— Samantha Cristoforetti (@AstroSamantha) October 8, 2022

And here’s the Space Odyssey country that Cristoforetti recreated:

2001 A Space Odyssey (1968).mp4

This isn’t the archetypal clip the Italian astronaut has drawn connected Hollywood hits for inspiration to entertain her 1 cardinal Twitter followers.

Earlier this twelvemonth she struck a airs that replicated a infinitesimal from the 2013 abstraction movie Gravity wherever Dr. Stone, played by Sandra Bullock, makes her mode done the ISS.

And arsenic some this effort and the Space Odyssey 1 show, Cristoforetti intelligibly has an oculus for detail, making an awesome occupation of copying some scenes.

Hey, Dr. Stone! Quick question for you. How did you get your hairsbreadth to enactment put? #AskingForAFriend pic.twitter.com/qztSWnKSfu

— Samantha Cristoforetti (@AstroSamantha) June 19, 2022

When not recreating scenes from celebrated movies, Cristoforetti has spent the past fractional twelvemonth connected the ISS moving connected galore subject experiments successful microgravity conditions. She besides performed a spacewalk successful July, and shared some astonishing views of Earth portion besides showing however the prima sometimes ne'er appears to set for those connected the abstraction station.

Cristoforetti and her 3 chap Crew-4 astronauts volition instrumentality to Earth this week.

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