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Video: How to Celebrate Thanksgiving in Space

NASA

This Thanksgiving, some might want to be as far away from their families people as possible, but the astronauts aboard the International Space Station have no choice.

While they won't get a day off to just float around, the team will enjoy a special Thanksgiving meal featuring such delights as dehydrated cornbread stuffing and turkey out of a plastic envelope.

NASA's Expedition 50 Commander Shane Kimbrough discusses the details of the Turkey Day meal in the video below:

By Caitlin Fairchild November 23, 2016

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