A NASA astronaut has make history by becoming the first man to play the bagpipes in space. Watch this viral video posted to Facebook of Astronaut Kjell Lindgren playing ‘Amazing Grace’ 250 miles above the Earth on the International Space Station. Lindgren was honoring the memory of colleague and research scientist, Victor Hurst. “He always had a quick smile, a kind word” said Lindgren. He and other crewmembers were “shocked and saddened” to hear of Hurst’s sudden death. The bagpipes were specially made for Lindgren by McCallum Bagpipes, Ltd, Scotland.

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