High stakes: Canadian Space Agency wins hockey bet with NASA1 min read

It was a sweet bet that paid off in mouthfuls for the Canadian Space Agency.

On the line in the CanadaUnited States men’s hockey wager with NASA was a box of cookies.

Thanks to Canada’s semi-final victory at the Sochi Olympics on Friday, the Americans will eventually ship a box of maple creams to the International Space Station.

The U.S. space agency had accepted the challenge by wagering a cookie emblazoned with red, white and blue “Stars and Stripes” icing.

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The Canadian Space Agency savoured the 1-0 victory, saying on its Twitter account: “Can’t tweet. Mouth full, crumbs abound!”

With an eye on Sunday’s Olympic gold-medal game against Sweden, the CSA then tweeted: “How to do you say maple cream cookies in Swedish?”

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Source: CTVNews

 

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Sebastien Clarke

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