(CNN/Gray News) – Tom Cruise appears to be headed for Earth orbit.
Jim Bridenstine, the head of NASA, says the space agency and actor have teamed up.
“NASA is excited to work with @TomCruise on a film aboard the @Space_Station!” Bridenstine said on Twitter. “We need popular media to inspire a new generation of engineers and scientists to make @NASA’s ambitious plans a reality.”
A NASA representative also confirms Cruise will spend time on the ISS.
There’s no word yet on when or how he’ll head into orbit.