Newswire: Of course, the International Space Station will screen The Force Awakens

Because in space, no one can see you form an orderly queue, the astronauts who have recently set up residency in the International Space Station will dispense with the formalities and just screen Star Wars: Episode VII—The Force Awakens at some point in the near future. That comes from British astronaut Tim Peake (via Mashable), who shared the information in response to a concerned tweet from a fellow Star Wars fan.

.@ChrisEastabrook We have a projector & screen onboard & I’m told that @starwars will be waiting for us up there…what a place to watch it!

— Tim Peake (@astro_timpeake) December 12, 2015

Of course, bypassing the lines for first-run movies is nothing new for the International Space Station. Why, just this fall, the astronauts who underwent rigorous training for the continuing mission to seek out new life and new civilizations (or, at least, study the physical changes …

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