Astronauts watch World Cup in space

Astronauts watch World Cup in space
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Three astronauts on board the International Space Station take a break to watch the World Cup.

Three astronauts on board the International Space Station have revealed that they were able to watch 10 minutes of a World Cup match in between experiments earlier this week.

NASA's Reid Wiseman and Steve Swanson joined German Alexander Gerst of the European Space Agency to watch his home nation beat Portugal 4-0.


NASA revealed that the trio are also hoping to watch the final of the tournament next month.

Players of Uruguay pose for a team picture prior to a Group D football match between Uruguay and Costa Rica at the Castelao Stadium in Fortaleza during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 14, 2014
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