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Aboard the International Space Station, the Expedition 53 crew enjoyed Thanksgiving dinner Nov. 23 as they orbited the Earth at an altitude of 250 miles. The meal included some traditional dishes processed for spaceflight and a special treat of lettuce grown and harvested in space. Their turkey day dinner came after a full day of research and maintenance work, allowing them an off-duty day Friday, Nov. 24 to enjoy the view of the planet from their orbital laboratory. ...

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The space station crew is celebrating Thanksgiving in space "eating lots of food and taking a nap." Seriously though, "the most important thing" is crew camaraderie and sharing a meal together. #SpaceToGround ...

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Happy Thanksgiving from the space station crew! NASA Astronaut Randy "Komrade" Bresnik, Joe Acaba, Mark Vande Hei, and Paolo Nespoli explain what they're eating today. ...

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