Astronaut Mike Fincke shares a video of him dancing ‘Bihu’ Credit: EastMojo image

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.

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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.

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