Baby Yoda is on a mission to assist the team of astronauts onboard SpaceX Crew Dragon “Resilience”. 

The adorable character from Disney’s “The Mandalorian” is headed to the International Space Station (ISS). 

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The crew blasted off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre in Florida on Sunday, Nov. 15. 


A plush Baby Yoda will serve as the team’s zero-gravity indicator. Once the stuffed toy begins to float, passengers will know that the spacecraft has reached a state of weightlessness.

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“Inside the cabin, we have four astronauts — five actually, we’ve got Baby Yoda onboard, trying to take a seat right now,” said NASA’s communications specialist Leah Cheshier in the livestream from NASA/SpaceX. “Baby Yoda is trying to pilot the vehicle.”

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The beloved green alien puppet first won hearts around the world after appearing in “The Mandalorian” Chapter 1 back in 2019.