The clip reveals Akihiko Hoshide unfurling a small flag with the Olympics rings and handing it over to Thomas Pesquet.
By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON AUG 08, 2021 10:21 PM IST
In a tremendous video, two present resident astronauts of the Worldwide Area Station (ISS) did their very own small closing ceremony signifying the top of the Tokyo Olympics 2020 and ushering in pleasure and hope for the upcoming Paris Olympics 2024. Japanese astronaut Akihiko Hoshide and French astronaut Thomas Pesquet had been seen collaborating within the ceremony.
Shared by Pesquet on his official Twitter deal with, the clip reveals Hoshide unfurling a small flag with the Olympics rings and handing it over to Pesquet. The video additional reveals Hoshide forwarding an even bigger flag with the phrases Paris Olympics 2024 written on it. “With the @Tokyo2020 @Olympics ending at this time and the subsequent #Olympics to be @Paris2024, @Aki_Hoshide and I held a ceremony,” reads the caption shared alongside the clip.
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Shared some eight hours in the past, the video has already garnered over a million views and tons of reactions from netizens. From cheering for the upcoming Olympics in Paris to expressing how unbelievable it was to see two astronauts doing a handover, folks shared all types of feedback.
“I really like you guys, all the time one step forward of the earthlings; do not change something,” wrote a Twitter consumer. “Thanks Thomas after the area Olympics the closing ceremony of the area Olympics with handover. However there aren’t any borders there so we’re all united,” commented one other.
“Good one and what a coincidence that each Japan and French astronauts are in ISS in the course of the Olympic time,” pointed a 3rd.
Pesquet additionally made headlines after showing for a particular Saxophone efficiency in the course of the Tokyo Olympics closing ceremony from the ISS.
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