(Great Read by TIME) Astronauts Have Been Celebrating Thanksgiving in Space Since 1973. Here’s How — TIME

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As Thanksgiving approaches, time-honored, turkey-centric celebrations will assuredly take place wherever Americans happen to be come Thursday—even if that location happens to be somewhere in outer space. Celebrating American Thanksgiving on the Final Frontier has been a tradition of the United State’s space program for decades. The first American astronauts to be in space on…

via Astronauts Have Been Celebrating Thanksgiving in Space Since 1973. Here’s How — TIME

I think I still remember watching a NASA video of astronauts living the life on Thanksgiving in space. It was an extraordinary capture, although I couldn’t see myself even lasting a day in space. It was pretty interesting seeing that these plastic bags that looked like IV pouches preserved foods that were floating in the air freely. I thought it was pretty interesting to see how astronauts survive in a whole different realm.

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