J.J. Abrams to hold Star Trek chat with the ISS crew... IN SPACE

Star Trek director J.J. Abrams and the rest of his Enterprise crew and cast are setting up a live chat with astronaut Chris Cassidy aboard the International Space Station.

This Thursday, May 16th, from 9:00 to 9:45 AM PST Abrams, Damon Lindelof, Chris Pine, John Cho and Alice Eve will live video chat with Cassidy from the ISS and astronauts Michael Fincke and Kjell Lindgren from NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. It will be hosted in the NASA Google+ Hangout.

You can submit questions to be asked dring this space chat; just use the hashtag #askNASA on Google+, Twitter, YouTube or Instagram, or leave a comment on the Star Trek Into Darkness Facebook page. The deadline for video questions is 12:00pm PST on Wednesday, May 15th (questions will be taken throughout the event).

Whoever stumps grand marshal of Trekfest 2012 and astronaut Chris Cassidy wins.