The astronauts on the International Space Station had a World Cup party that was … out of this world


Ain’t no party like a outer space party, ’cause an outer space party don’t stop. (NASA)

The astronauts aboard the International Space Station aren’t going to miss out on all those World Cup celebrations back on Earth.

Two Americans — Steven Swanson and Twitter star Reid Wiseman — got together with German astronaut Alexander Gerst to record a minute-long World Cup-inspired video that can only be described as pure, unadulterated, zero-gravity joy.

Check it out:

Watch this failed attempt to stop an astronaut from scoring a goal during this unique soccer match in zero-gravity aboard the International Space Station. (YouTube/ReelNASA)
Abby Phillip is a general assignment national reporter for the Washington Post. She can be reached at abby.phillip@washpost.com. On Twitter: @abbydphillip
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