Billboard reports, One Direction’s global hit “Drag Me Down” now has an official video. And it’s out of this world. Really.
In the big-budget clip, shot at NASA's Johnson Space Center, the British and Irish pop stars get put through their paces like astronauts prepping for a space mission. Millions of One Directioners would argue the boys are made of the “right stuff” and the promo sets out to prove it.
The lads get to test out NASA T-38 aircraft jets astronauts typically use for training, and they mess about in the NASA WB-57 High Altitude Research Aircraft, a specialized aircraft used for high atmosphere research work.
Liam Payne gets inside the International Space Station replica, Louis Tomlinson gets behind the wheel of the Space Exploration Vehicle rover, Niall Horan has a ride on the Partial Gravity Simulator and Harry Styles catches up with Robonaut, a human-like robot. They're essentially acting out every boy's dream.
The band’s new clip was shot in Houston with long-term collaborators Ben and Gabe Turner from Fulwell 73 in the “director” chairs.