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Astronaut Brings Aboard A Gorilla Suit On Spaceship And Pranks Fellow ISS Crew Member

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The ‘Fear wish’ fame Todd Spence posted a hilarious clip on Twitter this week. The video shows a gorilla chasing astronaut Tim Peake.

Scott Kelly has the honour to command the International Space Station Expeditions 26, 45, and 46. The ISS mission 46 began on December 11th, 2015. He spent 340 days in space (5,000 orbits around Earth). The lonely spaceman then tweeted desolately: "Needed a little humour to lighten up a #YearInSpace.

Scott’s brother Mark Kelly (a retired astronaut) realized the isolated status of his brother in space so to cheer him up he dispatched a big parcel to his brother.

American astronaut Scott Kelly received a big package at the International Space Station in 2016. The carton had a Gorilla costume in it.

To add some comical flavour to the celestial journey, Kelly designs a pranky moment in space. The NASA-centered video clip shows the astronaut disguised as a Gorilla. The ape was chasing his crewmate, Tim Peake. Scott Kelly donned himself in the Gorilla costume and scare Tim Peake while he was opening a large container. The crewmate floated away in fear to get saved from the gorilla in space 

The stunt was performed six years ago when Scot Kelly was at the space station with his British fellow astronaut.

The hilarious moment has reverberated with all its humour this week when filmmaker Todd Spence posted the clip on his Twitter account. The post became viral in a few days with 163,000 likes and above 3.5 million views. 

"Go big, or go home. I think I'll do both. #SpaceApe"