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'May The Fourth Be With You' Video From NASA Puts 'Star Wars' In Spotlight

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May the fourth be with you!

That's what true fans of the 1977 science fiction classic "Star Wars" say on May 4, a.k.a. Star Wars Day, and this year--with the help of Lucasfilm--NASA got into the act by releasing its own fun little video. As the space agency explained:

In celebration of Star Wars Day, NASA flight engineer Rick Mastracchio hopes to deliver a special message from the International Space Station. Little does he know, however, that the Empire plans to jam his transmissions. Thankfully, R2-D2 is on the case.

Sounds like fun, and it is. Grab your lightsaber and check it out above--the video lasts only 70 seconds.

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