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ISS astronauts get Superbowl link-up


The station's current crew consists of two Americans, three Russians and Canadian Chris Hadfield.
The station's current crew consists of two Americans, three Russians and Canadian Chris Hadfield.

February 3, 2013 — NASA will link up the crew of the orbiting ISS to Sunday night's Superbowl.

Talk about satellite TV! 

The six astronauts on the International Space Station may not have chicken wings, beer or even gravity ... but they will be able to watch the Super Bowl today. 

A NASA spokesman told space.com that Mission Control will provide a video feed of the Big Game to the I.S.S., after first asking the crew whether they were interested. 

Apparently the six-member crew said they definitely wanted to watch the 49ers and Ravens today, hence the satellite line-up

The current crew of the ISS consists of two Americans, three Russians and Canadian Chris Hadfield.

Superbowl XLVII will kick off Sunday evening at Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana.

With files from CNN.

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