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News |  21 Aug 2015 20:51 |  By RnMTeam

One Direction's 'Drag Me Down' video filmed at NASA's Johnson Space Center

MUMBAI: Pop boy band One Direction released the video of their new single ‘Drag Me Down,’ which is also their first music video sans Zayn Malik.

The video of the song, which was shot at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, was premiered on 21 August.

The track featured band members Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan and Liam Payne who are training to go into space in different parts of the Space Vehicle Mockup Facility, where astronauts train.

In the video, Payne trains inside the replica of International Space Station and Tomlinson is seen driving the Space Exploration Vehicle rover. The vehicle is designed in such a way that if used with wheels, it could explore the surface of Mars.

‘Drag Me Down’ featured Horan on Partial Gravity Simulator, which gives the replicates the gravity experienced on moon, asteroid or Mars. In the video, Styles meets a human like robot, Robonaut.

The track is directed by collaborators Ben and Gabe Turner from Fulwell. The video was filmed around the aircrafts used by astronauts for spaceflight, NASA T-38. The track was also filmed around NASA WB-57 High Altitude Research Aircraft, which is used for research work.

The video also featured the replica of the Orion spacecraft.