On Thursday March 26th 2020, Films United and the European Space Agency, gathered over twenty astronauts and celebrities during a historic online event to talk about living in isolation and how: SpaceConnectsUs
The Coronavirus pandemic had just spread across the globe, putting millions of people in lockdown.
Films United partnered with WAVE-L, the European Space Agency, RTL and Asteroid Day to give people a message of hope: #SpaceConnectsUs. Gathering astronauts during several multilingual online sessions. They shared their experiences in how to deal with isolation in space.
Thanks to our partners at SES and RTL, the event was available on a dedicated TV channel, “Space Connects Us TV” which ran for the entire day and reached over 150 Million households.
Many TV networks such as NTV, Spiegel TV, ARD, Euronews, AP, Reuters TV and ZDF showed the program.
The event was available in five languages: German, Dutch, French, Italian and English.
The following astronauts and celebrities participated in the Space Connects Us online event:
Alex Gerst | Alison Pill | Angélique Kidjo | André Kuipers | Anousheh Ansari | Beth Healey | Brian Cox | Bruce Benamran | Dorin Prunariu | Frank de Winne | Jan Wörner | Jean-Francois Clervoy | Matthias Maurer | Mayim Bialik | Murad Osmann | Nicole Stott | Paulina Chávez | Ranga Yogeshwar | Rusty Schweickart | Samantha Cristoforetti | Thomas Pesquet | Thomas Reiter | Tim Peake | Jean Francois Clervoy | Tom Jones
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