Tom Hanks, the renowned actor, expressed his eagerness to join the next Moon mission, stating that he is willing to take on any job, even cleaning zero-gravity toilets. Hanks, who played astronaut Jim Lovell in the movie “Apollo 13,” humorously offered to serve food, tell jokes, and keep everyone entertained during the journey. He even promised to do all the work, including cleaning toilets and folding clothes, so that others could focus on their tasks. Hanks is currently promoting his exhibition “The Moonwalkers,” which explores the history of lunar exploration and will open in London in December.
Tom Hanks will do anything to go to space: ‘I’ll clean the toilet’
In his quest to join the next Moon mission, Tom Hanks is willing to take on any role, no matter how menial. The actor, known for his portrayal of astronaut Jim Lovell in “Apollo 13,” joked about wanting to be in charge of serving food and making jokes during the journey. Hanks even offered to clean toilets, serve food, fold clothes, and do all the necessary work to ensure the smooth running of the mission. His dedication and enthusiasm for space exploration are evident as he promotes his upcoming exhibition, “The Moonwalkers,” which delves into the captivating history of lunar exploration.
Promoting “The Moonwalkers” Exhibition
Tom Hanks is currently promoting his exhibition, “The Moonwalkers,” which will be unveiled at the Lightroom art center in London this December. The exhibition covers the history of lunar exploration, from the first Apollo mission to the upcoming Artemis II mission. Hanks co-wrote and narrated the project, describing it as an immersive experience like no other. The exhibition aims to captivate visitors with the remarkable achievements and progress of humankind in space exploration. Hanks’s passion for space is evident as he engages with the crew members of the Artemis II mission, emphasizing the importance of diversity and inclusion in future space endeavors.
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