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Scott Kelly Spends 300th Day in Space Playing Ping Pong With a Water Droplet

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    US astronaut Scott Kelly gestures as his space suit is tested at the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome, prior to blasting off to the International Space Station (ISS), late on March 27, 2015.

    Astronaut Scott Kelly marked the 300th day of his year-long stay on the International Space Station with a solo game of space ping pong. 

    With the aid of gravity loss and two paddles in each hand, Kelly bounced a sphere of water up and down. Kelly used hydrophobic paddles  -- wrapped in teflon -- that repel water.

    This interesting phenomenon was filmed in ultra-high definition or 4K, with four times the pixels as a normal 1080p video. So if you've got a 4K TV, you're in for a treat — everyone else will have to make do with ordinary full HD.