The International Space Station had the best Star Wars Day ever

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Published May 4, 2015 8:25PM (EDT)


We live in a pretty wonderful time because astronauts on the International Space Station celebrated May 4th, or Star Wars Day, by watching Star Wars in space.

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And by tweeting some lovely on-theme content:

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Apparently, the crew watched "Episode III: Revenge of the Sith" which I've heard is not quite as legit of a choice as watching a film from the original trilogy.

According to the Associated Press, the astronauts recently got a 65-inch projection screen on which they've watched "Gravity," and, presumably, other space-related movies.

Rock on, ISS.

By Joanna Rothkopf

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