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Russian film crew in orbit to make first movie in space

A Russian actress and director have rocketed into space on a mission to make the world’s first movie in orbit. Along with a cosmonaut, actress Yulia Peresild and director Klim Shipenko blasted off for the International Space Station in a Russian Soyuz spacecraft. The pair will film segments of a new movie titled Challenge, in which a surgeon played by Peresild rushes to the space station to save a crew member who needs an urgent operation in orbit.

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