Baby Yoda plush toy joins astronauts aboard the International Space Station

Posted at 8:23 AM, Nov 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-17 10:23:57-05

INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION — Baby Yoda is now an honorary astronaut.

A plush toy of Baby Yoda -- which became popular in the Star Wars series "The Mandalorian" on Disney+ -- can be seen entering the International Space Station.

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A live stream of the astronauts boarding the ISS showed Baby Yoda floating and bouncing around.

The four astronauts were part of the second crewed flight of a SpaceX spacecraft.

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The first Crew Dragon to launch humans took off in May but was a test mission.