NASA crew perform reverse ball drop on New Year's

While most people watched a ball drop to kick off 2021, these astronauts did the opposite.

Video shows the New Year's celebration aboard the International Space Station.

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The 'Expedition 64' crew took the opportunity to use the lack of gravity for a reversal in the annual ball drop tradition.

As a result, video shows a ball slowly float to the top of the station's ceiling.

The crew took New Year's Day as a rare vacation day in space.

The Nasa astronauts also got to celebrate the start of 2021 -- 16 times, since the space station orbits the earth every 90 minutes.

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