Feb 2, 2022 - Economy

"Maverick" preps for space

Tom Cruise and NASA astronaut Victor Glover. Screenshot: NASA Johnson

Tom Cruise is set to be the first Hollywood A-lister to help shoot a movie in space.

Driving the news: In preparation, the star has been leaning on astronauts like NASA's Victor Glover.

What they talked about: Health in space was a big part of the conversation that NASA posted to YouTube late last week, Space.com reported on Wednesday.

  • The two also talked about what it smells like in the International Space Station, where Cruise will stay.
  • It smells like a hospital if you're wondering.
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