Astronauts on the ISS have won the mannequin challenge. Seriously, you can't beat this.

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Dec 30, 2016

The mannequin challenge has pretty much taken the world by storm, and now the crew of the International Space Station (ISS) has gotten involved. Yeah, we don’t think anybody is going to beat this.

In case you haven’t been on social media the past few months, the mannequin challenge is where everyone stands as still as possible while another person moves a camera through the group, giving the illusion that everyone is frozen in place. It’s basically the lowest-fi special effects. And there have been some pretty great ones put together since the meme started rolling. 

Now, French astronaut Thomas Pesquet has posted the crew challenge from onboard the ISS. In case you’re wondering, a lack of gravity really makes this thing sing. Five of the six crew members are involved, with some frozen in space. It’s easy to forget these crew members literally get to fly through the air like Superman, and seeing them frozen in place is basically a low-budget deleted scene from The Matrix: ISS Revolutions.

Check out the video below and let us know what you think:

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