Did you spot Chandrayaan 2's Vikram Lander? curious Brad Pitt asks NASA
Washington, Sep 17: Not only ISRO, NASA even American actor and film producer Brad Pitt is also equally curious about Chandrayaan 2's Vikram Lander. According to reports, Brad Pitt had called the International Space Station (ISS) on Monday to talk to American astronaut Nick Hague, the conversation turned to the unexpected consequences of weightless life.
"The calluses on my feet have basically gone away because I don't walk on the bottoms of my feet," said Hague, who is currently living on the ISS with two other Americans, two Russians and an Italian.
"But now I have calluses across the top of my foot, around my big toe, because I'm constantly hanging on things with my big toe," he added.
"That's incredible to see," said Pitt, who held the 20-minute video call via split-screen from NASA's Washington headquarters.
The call was also broadcasted on NASA TV. It was a part of Pitt's promotional tour for his upcoming film "Ad Astra", in which he plays an astronaut sent on a dangerous mission at the edge of the solar system.
Pitt had also asked about the pace of life aboard the ISS (the astronauts work from 7:30 in the morning to 7:30 at night), who controls the music ("We take turns"), and if the astronauts had been able to watch the Chandrayaan 2's Vikram Lander ("No, unfortunately").
The 20-minute chat ended with Pitt sharing, "I can't wait to brag to my kids."