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ISS Astronauts Recreate Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy Poster

Illustration for article titled ISS Astronauts Recreate iHitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy/i Poster

In a tradition dating back to the space shuttle era, NASA has created mock movie posters to promote its missions. Previous posters have included Reservoir Dogs and Pirates of the Caribbean. But, for ISS Expedition 42 — the answer to life, the universe and everything — there could only be one choice.

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Illustration for article titled ISS Astronauts Recreate iHitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy/i Poster

Flight engineer Samantha Cristoforetti unveiled the poster on Google+:

I am incredibly excited to share with you the Expedition 42 poster! If you like it half as much as I do, it will still be your favorite expedition poster ever.

Enjoy, don't panic and always know where your towel is!

Featured in the poster, from left to right:

  • Terry Virts and Anton Shkaplerov as Zaphod Beeblebrox
  • Aleksandr Samokutyayev as Humma Kavula
  • Barry "Butch" Wilmore as Arthur Dent
  • Elena Serova as Ford Prefect
  • Samantha Cristoforetti as Trillian
  • Guest star: Robonaut, as Marvin the Paranoid Android

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michaelstanford
Juice Goose

Hey Just out of curiosity , does anyone happen to know how old Arthur Dent was supposed to be? I have a theory about that whole "Meaning of Life" bit from deep thought.