These 9 classic movies about space will get you ready for Saturday’s launch

These 9 classic movies about space will get you ready for Saturday’s launch

Most of us won’t be blasting off to the International Space Station during Wednesday’s historic launch from Cape Canaveral, but with a little movie magic, we can still join astronauts, robots and even Jedis for an adventure into outer space.

Here are 9 movies we recommend checking out before the launch and where to watch them.

Read: Preparing for liftoff: How to watch NASA, SpaceX launch

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“First Man” (2018)

Where to watch: Cinemax

“Hidden Figures” (2016)

Where to watch: Available to rent or own.

“The Martian” (2015)

Where to watch: Available to rent or own.

“Gravity” (2013)

Where to watch: Available to rent or own.

“Wall-E” (2008)

Where to watch: Streaming on Disney+.

"Apollo 13″ (1995)

Where to watch: Starz

“The Right Stuff” (1983)

Where to watch: Available to rent or own.

“Star Wars” (1977)

Where to watch: Streaming on Disney+.

“2001: A Space Odyssey” (1968)

Where to watch: Available to rent or own.