The crew for NASA's Expedition 45 won't be all together on the International Space Station until their Soyuz docks in September, but that hasn't stopped them releasing their official poster. I can't quite put my finger on it, but there's some definite space themes hidden in there.

All six astronauts โ€” two from NASA, one from Japan, and three Russian cosmonauts โ€” committed impressively to the Star Wars theme, complete with cosplay-worthy clothes, authentic lightsaber colors, and an official mission logo that looks suspiciously like a Star Destroyer.

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It's not the first NASA poster to riff off a movie โ€” far from it, actually โ€” but there's definitely something a little spooky about seeing real-life astronauts playing at defenders of the galaxy. [NASA via Collect Space]

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