All right, you won’t be in space, and actually only one of the astronauts will be off world as well, but still, THIS IS THE FUTURE. Here’s what’s going down, tomorrow morning, May 16th, J.J. Abrams, Damon Lindelof, Chris Pine, Alice Eve and John Cho will be holding a live space chat over Google+ with astronauts Chris Cassidy, Michael Fincke and Kjell Lindgren. Cassidy is currently aboard the International Space Station, y’know, in actual space, not CGI space.
Best part is you can participate by asking questions of either the fake spacemen or the real spacemen, take your pick. The details are as follows,
A GOOGLE+ HANGOUT IN SPACE: “STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS” DIRECTOR J.J. ABRAMS, WRITER AND PRODUCER DAMON LINDELOF AND STARS JOIN NASA ASTRONAUTS AND THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION
In this live Google+ Hangout, NASA astronauts will connect with “STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS” director J.J. Abrams, writer and producer Damon Lindelof, and stars Chris Pine, John Cho and Alice Eve to discuss the emerging intersection between the fiction of Star Trek and the reality of NASA’s current programs.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
9:00 – 9:45 a.m. PST
Submit your questions now: Use the hashtag #askNASA on Google+, Twitter, YouTube orInstagram, or leave a comment on our Star Trek Into Darkness Facebook page. Questions will be taken throughout the event, but the deadline for video questions is 12:00pm PST on Wednesday, May 15.
About the Event:
Director J.J. Abrams, writer and producer Damon Lindelof, and stars Chris Pine, John Cho and Alice Eve will video chat with astronauts Chris Cassidy, who is currently on the International Space Station, and astronauts Michael Fincke and Kjell Lindgren from NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX.
This is the first time talent from a major motion picture is participating in a NASA Google+ Hangout. The participants will ask each other questions, as well as take questions from fans on social media, the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City (home of the space shuttle Enterprise)” and the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington.
Just the thing to do after seeing Star Trek Into Darkness tonight in IMAX 3D, or before you see it in whatever format you want tomorrow when the film officially opens.