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How NASA does Thanksgiving in space

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Posted at 11:58 AM, Nov 26, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-26 13:58:41-05

While we stretch our legs and enjoy a filling Thanksgiving dinner here on earth, our friends at NASA aren’t able to do the same.

But they do get a turkey dinner or sorts.

The astronauts at the International Space Station couldn’t cook a whole turkey so they improvised.

They made freeze-dried smoked turkey, candied yams, cornbread dressing and many other classic holiday favorites.