Failed to prepare dinner that turkey to Martha Stewart requirements? Kids complaining concerning the meal? Thanksgiving is as a lot a time for kitchen disasters as it’s for household time and soccer, however regardless of how clumpy that gravy is, we will guess its higher than what the fellows in house are consuming.
Nasa’s astronauts on the International Space Station shall be marking the festive season with a whole “boil in the bag” dinner. The three Americans, together with two Russians and one Italian have been supplied with pouches of freeze-dried turkey, mashed potatoes, cornbread dressing, candied yams and cranberry-apple dessert.
All they should do is add scorching water to the packets earlier than having fun with the Thanksgiving dinner together with packets of apple cider. The meals supplied on the house station is all freeze-dried and packed into plastic pouches in order to increase its shelf life and cut back weight.
Commander Randy Bresnik, Joe Acaba, and Mark Vande Hei shared their Thanksgiving reminiscences from previous years in a video posted by Nasa whereas Paolo Nespoli from the European Space Agency recalled his first expertise of Thanksgiving whereas at University in New York.
“The first time I was kind of puzzled, but I learned about all the traditions, and I appreciated the significance of it, even though it’s not part of my culture,” he stated.
“We’re going to celebrate a lot like we did when we were deployed in the service,’ Bresnik, a retired Marine colonel, said in an interview on 22 November. “We’ve obtained some good meals up right here, some goodies from residence.” He stated hopeful that subsequent yr he’ll get to have fun together with his spouse’s cooking.
If the outline of the Nasa dinner will not be sufficient to persuade you that your unfold is best, try this video of how astronauts prepare dinner their turkey in house.
Nasa astronauts' 'boil within the bag' Thanksgiving dinner will make you grateful you're not in house by: Elie Abi Younes published: