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Happy Thanksgiving to the astronauts celebrating in space

Posted at 7:35 AM, Nov 23, 2017

As you sit down to enjoy a holiday feast this Thanksgiving, astronauts on the international space station will be doing the same...sort of.

They'll be ripping into single-serving bags of mashed potatoes, candied yams, stuffing and cranberry apple dessert. All they do is add water, heat and eat.

Three Americans, two Russians and one Italian don't get the day off but will gather this evening for the big meal.