Irradiated smoked turkey? Check. Thermo-stabilized candied yams? Present. Freeze-dried cornbread dressing? Of course! This is what the American astronauts aboard the ISS will be feasting on today.
Every year, U.S. astronauts aboard the ISS sit down to a special Thanksgiving meal. But, as International Space Station Food System Manager Vickie Kloeris explains in the video below, the astronauts don't get a special meal delivered to them—instead, they have to piece one together from the supplies that are already aboard the space station.
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