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Watching the World Cup from Space

Watching the World Cup from Space

As fans around the world tune in to World Cup 2014, a few fans out of this world will be watching, too. U.S. astronauts Reid Wiseman and Steve Swanson and German astronaut Alexander Gerst cheer on their teams from the International Space Station 230 miles above Earth. Sao Paulo is the farthest cluster of lights on the right side and Rio de Janeiro is closer to the middle. —NASA/ Reid Wiseman

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