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Astronaut Mike Fincke shares a video of him dancing ‘Bihu’
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Bihu is fun: Even this NASA astronaut in space will tell you why

A video of Col Mike Fincke, who is married to an Assamese woman Renita Saikia, performing the traditional dance in zero gravity and wearing ‘gamusa’ is going viral

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Guwahati: Bihu, the Assamese festival of colour and celebration, has now reached outer space, quite literally. A video of NASA astronaut Mike Fincke performing the traditional dance in zero gravity has gone viral on social media.

Fincke, who has been stationed at the International Space Station, is married to an Assamese woman, Renita Saikia, and is seen doing the signature steps of Bihu wearing a traditional red and white 'gamusa' in the video.

This viral video was first shared on Twitter, after which it went viral. The video has gained a lot of praise from the residents of the state.