The first film to be shot in space: Russia will become the first country to shoot a film in space, leaving behind American star Tom Cruise, team leaves for International Space Station There are many films like 'Gravity', 'Interstellar', 'Stoaway' all over the world, which are made in space.
However, till now there is no such film that has been shot in space. But, now Russian director Klim Shipenko is going to do this feat before American actor Tom Cruise. Klim Shipenko will shoot his upcoming film 'Challenge' on the International Space Station (ISS). NASA has shared this information on social media. NASA has also told in this post that Russian director Klim Shipenko will leave for the International Space Station on October 5 (Tuesday) for the shooting of 'Challenge'.
With this, Russia will become the first country in the world to shoot a film in space. NASA has also given information about the time of launch of Russian actress Yulia Peresild, director Shippenko and astronaut Anton Shkaplerov in the post. NASA has reported in the post that Yulia Peresild and Klim Shipenko, along with astronaut Anton Shkaplerov, took off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on October 5 at 2:25 pm Indian time for the International Space Station.
The crew was launched to the ISS from the Soyuz MS-19 spacecraft by Russia's space agency Roscosmos. The film's team has been trained for the shooting of 'Challenge'. The film's team will spend 12 days in space to film different scenes of 'Challenge'.
The film's team will film the 35-40 minute long sequence on the International Space Station. The film tells the story of a female doctor who flies to the International Space Station to rescue an astronaut. After the shooting, Yulia Peresild and Klim Shipenko will return to Earth with another Russian cosmonaut. Russia can now beat America in the race to shoot the first film in space.
Earlier it was being told that American actor Tom Cruise can shoot his upcoming film with NASA in space. However, since the announcement of 'Challenge', no further announcements have been made from Tom Cruise and NASA regarding plans to film in space.