Challenge Movie Means Lights… Camera… Russia!

James Maynard
Oct 9 · 2 min read

The Challenge — an upcoming Russian space film, is set to be the first ever shot away from the confines of Earth.

The Soyuz MS-19 crew, currently filming Challenge aboard the ISS. Image credit: The Cosmic Companion/NASA/Roscosmos/Svklimkin/Bill Ingalls

On 5 October, engines lit beneath a mighty rocket, lifting the first-ever professional film crew into orbit. But, these filmmakers were not from Hollywood, but from Russia, set to record Challenge — an upcoming feature film.