Watched @MartianMovie on @Space_Station last night! Today working towards our #JourneyToMars during my #YearInSpace! pic.twitter.com/rIEBjFxRIr— Scott Kelly (@StationCDRKelly) September 20, 2015
Lindgren and Kelly have read the Andy Weir novel that serves as the basis for The Martian and Lindgren said in an interview withAP that he was hoping to have a copy of the film beamed up to space. The astronauts also spoke by phone with Damon, who was visiting NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.