College World Series from space: Astronaut sends good-luck tweet from International Space Station

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Updated: Jun. 18, 2021 at 5:44 PM CDT
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - The College World Series has always drawn fans from near and far to downtown Omaha. On Friday, the fan-sphere extended all the way into space.

NASA Astronaut Shane Kimbrough tweeted a photo Friday of the view of TD Ameritrade Park and CHI Health Center as seen from the International Space Station — with a message of luck to all the athletes and teams competing in the tournament.

According to his profile on NASA’s website, Kimbrough has been a U.S. astronaut since 2004, completing his first spaceflight in 2008. He has completed multiple spacewalks and has logged 189 days in space.

Kimbrough, 54, is commander of the NASA SpaceX Crew-2 mission to the ISS that launched in April, according to the NASA website.

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