View Full Version : Astronauts Shave Their Heads Bald After U.S. Loses FIFA Match To Germany

2014-Jun-30, 05:00 PM
Lose a soccer game and lose your hair. That’s apparently the deal that American astronauts made on the International Space Station last week, as commander Steve Swanson and Reid Wiseman both were shaved bald after the U.S. lost to Germany 1-0 June 26 in the FIFA World Cup. Gleefully wielding the shaver was Alexander Gerst, […]

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2014-Jun-30, 11:06 PM
That's a strange way of celebrating, but whatever floats their spacecraft ...

2014-Jul-01, 08:44 AM
That's a lot of hair to dispose of. Quite a hazard in microgravity.

Should have gone for the pubes instead. It would have been easier to handle.

2014-Jul-01, 11:14 AM
But since some astronauts are up there for six months, somehow they have to dispose of those six months of hair.

2014-Jul-01, 02:17 PM
Big whoop...I shave my head every day...

...and if I ever get brave enough, I'll post a picture. :)

...or maybe start a "shaved head" thread.