However, when the British cuties dropped their summer single Drag Me Down, we knew the boys still had something special.
Late Thursday evening, the heartthrobs made the weekend come early by releasing their music video for the track. LOVES it!
In the video, the members of 1D are seen training to become astronauts — we never knew NASA trained their astronauts with choreographed dance routines?! WE KID.
FUN FACT: The X Factor alums filmed the space themed project at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, and it was directed by long time collaborators Ben and Gabe Turner.
Is anyone else getting a Backstreet Boys vibe with this vid??
Though Zayn was certainly missed on-screen, we think the rest of the musical group did an out of this world job.
Ch-ch-check out the full video (above)!