If you think Halloween can get really spooky with all the monsters and creatures walking around on the streets asking for candy, imagine how creepy it can get in zero gravity where no one can hear you scream.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Astronaut Scott Kelly may not have had a chance to walk around on Earth this Halloween but he sure showed how much creepier things can get at the International Space Station (ISS).
It seems Commander Scott Kelly still wanted to be a part of Earth's Halloween traditions despite being out in space because, on Oct. 30, he played up the spooky vibes in space when he uploaded a video of himself as a mysterious masked man suddenly popping out from the side during the 5-second mark and slowly drifting closer to the camera as eerie music is played in the background. He even looked directly at the camera for a few seconds and looked amused as dispatch was heard saying that there's a stowaway aboard the ISS, before disappearing to the side to who knows where.
You can watch the eerie video via his twitter post below.
— Scott Kelly (@StationCDRKelly) October 30, 2015
Perhaps Commander Kelly is giving a nod to Hockey goalie mask wearing psychotic murderer, Jason Voorhees, of the "Friday the 13th" franchise. He also posted some photos of Earth he considered spooky like the photo of the Aurora below.
#Aurora's sinister face, & other spooky scenes from @space_station on my #YearInSpace coming at you #HappyHalloween! pic.twitter.com/K6atsyfMxv — Scott Kelly (@StationCDRKelly) October 31, 2015
Commander Kelly is part of NASA's one year crew, along with Russian cosmonauts Mikhail Kornienko and Gennady Padalka of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), who launched into orbit aboard the Soyuz TMA-16M on March 27 and are expected to land in March 2016 with Expedition 46. The crew's mission has to do with human health research, specifically, the medical, psychological and biomedical challenges astronauts face during long-term flight and stay in space which, in turn, could help in the development of preventive measures in future missions.