“What’s a spacewalk like? What do you feel?”
As NASA prepares to send the first woman and next man to the Moon by 2024 under the #Artemis program, Brad Pitt is playing an astronaut in his latest film, Ad Astra. On Sept. 16 from NASA Headquarters in Washington, the actor spoke to astronaut Nick Hague about what it’s truly like to live and work in space. Here are the questions that Brad Pitt asked Nick Hague?
0:59 How did we do [in the movie]? How was our Zero-G?
1:33 Do you know what everything is on the wall behind you?
2:33 What are the repercussions on your body in Zero-G?
2:38 How do you gauge your waking hours if you see 16 sunrises and sunsets each day?
3:50 Is there a night shift?
4:45 Could you see the Chandrayaan-2 Moon mission from the International Space Station?
6:15 What are your current missions?
8:02 What does spaceflight affect your mental state? How do you keep it at peace?
9:25 What is your experience like as you look back on Earth?
10:57 Who controls the jam box?
11:49 How are you able to stay in a single space?
12:53 How are you using 3D printing in space?
14:33 What is a spacewalk like?
16:18 Who is more believable playing an astronaut (George Clooney or Brad Pitt)?