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Astronaut shares photo of Super Bowl from 249 miles up

By Ben Hooper

Got to see the Super Bowl in person after all! But at 17,500MPH, it didn't last long. #YearInSpace

Posted by NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly on Sunday, February 7, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- An astronaut shared a photo he snapped of his brief time being able to see the Super Bowl "in person," from 249 miles up in the sky.

Scott Kelly, a NASA astronaut serving aboard the International Space Station, snapped a picture of Levi's Stadium in San Francisco during the Super Bowl Sunday.

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Kelly said his view of the big game was brief, as the ISS continued to travel at 17,500 mph around the earth.

Kelly, whose year-long mission in space is due to end March 2, was able to watch the game on TV thanks to NASA's Mission Control Center.

"Hosted #SuperBowl party on @space_station, but no one showed up. I would have served nachos!" Kelly joked on Twitter.

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