Can Outer Space Drive a Person Insane? Let’s Ask an Astronaut.

In Lucy in the Sky, Natalie Portman totally loses her mind, in the tradition of several movie astronauts before her

Oct 9 · 12 min read
Natalie, losing it. Photo: Fox Searchlight Pictures/YouTube

By Rachel Handler

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