ESA Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti 2022 A Space Odyssey Turns out, yes, you can walk with Velcro shoes Slowly in low gravity! Stanley Kubrick, and Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, Herman Potocnik, Werner Von Braun before him, were correct! In Stanley Kubrick’s 2001 A Space Odyssey, a Pan Am spaceflight attendant uses a transfer platform to walk from the passengers level to the pilots’ cockpit to serve their meal. It happens that the science is sound and was tested by ESA Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti on the ISS!