Matt Damon of ‘The Martian’ Explains NASA’s Journey to Mars – ISS Crew Previews Film on Orbit
Video caption: ‘The Martian’ Star Matt Damon Discusses NASA’s Journey to Mars. Credit: NASA
The excitement is building for the worldwide movie premiere of ‘The Martian’ on Oct. 2.
Based on the bestselling book by Andy Weir, ‘The Martian’ tells the story of how NASA astronaut Mark Watney, played by Matt Damon, is accidentally stranded on the surface of Mars during a future manned expedition, after a sudden and unexpectedly fierce dust storm forces the rest of the crew to quickly evacuate after they believe he is dead.
In the video above, Matt Damon discusses NASA’s ongoing real life efforts focused on turning science fiction dreams into reality and sending astronauts to Mars.(…)
Read the rest of Matt Damon of ‘The Martian’ Explains NASA’s Journey to Mars – ISS Crew Previews Film on Orbit (573 words)
© Ken Kremer for Universe Today, 2015. |
No comment |
Post tags: 1 Year ISS mission, 1 Year Mission, Andy Weir, Curiosity Rover, ISS, Journey to Mars, Mars, mars red planet, Matt Damon, NASA, Orion Crew Vehicle, red planet, ridley scott, Scott Kelly, SLS, Space Launch System (SLS), The Martian