NASA astronauts send Christmas greetings from space

Christmas Greetings from Space.
Christmas Greetings from Space.

Two American astronauts on board the International Space Station (ISS) sent out a Christmas greeting Thursday (December 25). Commander Barry Wilmore and Flight Engineer Terry Virts appeared in the station holding a small Christmas tree and speaking into microphones.

Wilmore mentioned the religious foundation of the popular holiday, saying he and Virts planned to recognize that aspect in addition to exchanging gifts.

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