If you’re going to ask anyone about the scientific accuracy of a space-set movie like “Gravity,” why not ask veteran Canadian astronaut and International Space Station commander Colonel Chris Hadfield? That’s exactly what late-night talk show host Conan O’Brien did when he had a chance to speak with Hadfield earlier this week.
“There were parts of it that were fairly realistic,” Hadfield told O’Brien when asked about the accuracy of director Alfonso Cuarón’s "Gravity."
"The visuals in it were better than in any space movie ever made. Visually, it's just like being out on a space walk. It's beautiful."
The astronaut did have one critique for Cuarón, though, and it had to do with what star Sandra Bullock was wearing underneath her space suit.
"I’ve done two spacewalks and inside our space suit we're wearing like a Halloween costume, which is a liquid cooling garment. And we're wearing like Depends underneath, big boy kind of Pull-Up diapers,” Hadfield Read More »from Chris Hadfield’s main problem with 'Gravity'? Sandra Bullock’s underwear