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Regardless of one's feelings for the New York Yankees, this is cool. A NASA astronaut named Garrett Reisman threw out the ceremonial first pitch from the International Space Station. After this, he took to space some dirt from the pitcher's mound at Yankee Stadium, along with a Yankees banner and a hat autographed by then-owner George M. Steinbrenner.