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Space station crew prepares for Christmas feast in space

24 Dec 2012, 18:17 UTC
Space station crew prepares for Christmas feast in space
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As you prepare for Christmas company and dinner, consider the six astronauts spending the holiday 250 miles overhead. Thanks to Internet connectivity the crew will be able to visit with their families and even order last minute gifts if necessary. … Continue reading →

Commander Kevin Ford sends holiday greetings from the International Space Station (ISS) this week. A small, decorated tree is at upper right. Credit: NASA TV
As you prepare for Christmas company and dinner, consider the six astronauts spending the holiday 250 miles overhead. Thanks to Internet connectivity the crew will be able to visit with their families and even order last minute gifts if necessary.
A small, decorated tree is already up and the holiday menu is being planned. Forget Tang and astronaut ice cream, these guys will be eating well. Planning nutritious and tasty food keeps astronauts happy and healthy and is an important part of the space program for both NASA and Roscosmos, the Russian space agency.
While I can’t find a complete published menu for Christmas Day, the main course will likely be turkey and gravy with a dessert of peach ambrosia. Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, who arrived at the station last Friday, ...

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