Three famous astronauts – Buzz Aldrin, Sally Ride and Jim Lovell star in a series of  adverts, shot by celebrity photographer, Annie Liebovitz for luxury bag company Louis Vuitton.

The will be seen in a series of promotions promoting the ‘Icare’ travel bag ‘Icare’ travel bag  named after Icarus, the hero of Greek mythology who died falling when he flew too close to the sun and the wax holding his man made feathered wings melted, which retails at £910 which is due for launch July 2.

In the video the space travellers sit talking about how space changed their lives;  Aldrin walked on the moon in 1969 as a member of the Apollo 11 mission and the new campaign marks the 40th anniversary of that historic occasion.

In what has been quoted as :-

“An homage to these great travellers.”

The new space journeys advert follows on from recent campaigns that have starred Mikhail Gorbachev, Catherine Deneuve, Keith Richards, Scarlett Johansson and Madonna.