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American astronauts on the International Space Station, Steve Swanson, above, and Reid Wiseman, followed through on their World Cup bet, allowing their German crewmate Alexander Gerst to shave their heads to match Gerst's bald pate following the U.S. team's 1-0 loss to Germany on Thursday. Gerst posted the photo below to Twitter, saying "Mission accomplished."

U.S. astronauts Steve Swanson and Reid Wiseman, right, show off their freshly-shaven heads after Gerst shaved them aboard the International Space StationNASA / ISS