Baseball is typically a team sport, but for innovative scientists like the ones staged at the International Space Station, there aren’t such things as rules; maybe just the laws of physics. During his six month stay on the International Space Station (ISS), 47-year-old Japanese astronaut Satoshi Furukawa decided to kill time by indulging himself into one of America’s favorite pastime.

Space can be a very lonely, and playing baseball by yourself might seem rather lame, for lack of a more meaningful word, however when zero gravity is at play, things take a turn for the highly interesting. Just check out Satoshi pitch, bat and catch all at the same time.

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In his NASA bio, Furukawa lists baseball among activities he enjoys. The others included bowling and travelling.