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What's Thanksgiving Like In Space? NASA Astronauts On The ISS Clue Us In (VIDEO)

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There you are at home, chowing down on your Thanksgiving feast of turkey and mashed potatoes. Meanwhile, folks high above you are experiencing the holiday in a decidedly different way.

We're talking about the astronauts aboard the International Space Station.

In a new NASA video, released in advance of the holiday, ISS astronauts Rick Mastracchio and Mike Hopkins say they'll be savoring some pretty traditional Thanksgiving fare--including turkey, green beans, potatoes, and cherry-blueberry cobbler. Only the beans are freeze-dried and the yams are thermostabilized--and just about everything comes from a pouch.

OK, so maybe Thanksgiving in space isn't as tasty as Thanksgiving here on Earth. Then again, it's hard to beat the view from the ISS.

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